Reflection. How to grow the Church, according to the Bible.


Translated from Spanish to English with Google Translator.

In chapter 2 of the book of Acts tells the fullness of the Holy Spirit on the early church at Pentecost . From how much there is to write and meditate on this opportunity just want to refer to a single aspect (which perhaps is one that is not touched almost never) : The type of preaching that gave Pedro.

The sermon of the apostle was decidedly confrontational and exhortation :
36 . » Know, then , certainly all the house of Israel that God has made Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified . «

Angels as sons of God in the New Testament


Translated from Spanish into English by Google Translate.

When Adrian Pablos and I began to study this issue in 2009, there are three direct and indirect references to the N. T. the belief that the «Sons of God» were angels. This is part of the book «From Eden to the Nations» which we believe will be printed, God willing, by the end of 2013.

A. Judas (Palestine A.D. 68?)
13.01 13 are wild waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; stars [1] wandering, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness. RV 95. Commentary RV 95 Jude 13
Images from the Book of Enoch, quoted in the v. 14-15. This letter (the Book of Enoch) belongs to Jewish literature and is not part of the Bible. It speaks to the lack of rain and fruits, and referred to the imprisonment of the stars [2].
14 of these also prophesied Enoch, the seventh from Adam, saying, «the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, 15 to execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him. » Commentary Judas RV 95 15
This quote is from the book of Enoch [3] (see Jude 12-13 n.), Which contains alleged visions Enoch (Genesis 5.18, 21-24) after he had been taken to heaven (Hebrews reference 11.5)