‘People of Athens’: Paul witnessed to ‘an unknown god’ who now ‘commands all people everywhere to repent’

‘People of Athens’: Paul witnessed to ‘an unknown god’ who now ‘commands all people everywhere to repent’

Special to CosmicTribune.com, June 24, 2022 WORDS OF LIFE 16 While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed to see that the city was full of idols. 17 So he reasoned in the synagogue with both Jews and God-fearing Greeks, as well as in the marketplace day by day with those […]

Before becoming a journalist, his encounter with God put him at ease with life

Before becoming a journalist, his encounter with God put him at ease with life

Special to CosmicTribune.com, May 12, 2022 After succeeding in journalism at the New York Post and CBS News, in business and most of all in life with a joyful marriage and family, Al Guart decided the time had come to tell his story. Here he discusses the background for his book, ‘Beyond the Sphere‘.

Educating the educated: ‘He is not God of the dead but of the living’

Educating the educated: ‘He is not God of the dead but of the living’

Special to CosmicTribune.com, April 15, 2022 WORDS OF LIFE 23 The same day Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection, and they asked him a question, 24 saying, “Teacher, Moses said, ‘If a man dies having no children, his brother must marry the widow and raise up offspring for his brother.’ […]

What may be first Christian church building unearthed under Israeli prison

What may be first Christian church building unearthed under Israeli prison

Special to CosmicTribune.com, April 17, 2022 The excavation site of a church believed to have been built in the third-century, which may be the first known such Christian structure in the world, will be open to the public starting this summer, Israeli officials say. The church was first discovered in 2004 beneath the Meggido prison, […]

Faith in filmmakers: The authentication of Jesus Christ

Faith in filmmakers: The authentication of Jesus Christ

Special to CosmicTribune.com, April 19, 2022 Most recently, filmmakers and not theologians led the way in supplementing the sparse available biographical details of Jesus Christ in the effort to discern how he lived his life. Did they get it right? “Oh ye of little faith.” (Matthew 8:26) Julian Duin, a veteran religion reporter, noted in […]

About that day or hour no one knows . . . nor the Son, but only the Father

About that day or hour no one knows . . . nor the Son, but only the Father

Special to CosmicTribune.com, April 15, 2022 WORDS OF LIFE 36 “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 37 As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. 38 For in the days before the […]

‘You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above’

‘You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above’

Special to CosmicTribune.com WORDS OF LIFE 1 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. 2 The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe 3 and went up to him again and again, saying, “Hail, king of the Jews!” And they slapped him in the face. 4 Once […]

Jesus and his reality on trial: ‘Everyone on the side of truth listens to me’

Jesus and his reality on trial: ‘Everyone on the side of truth listens to me’

Special to CosmicTribune.com, March 30, 2022 WORDS OF LIFE 19 [T]he high priest questioned Jesus about his disciples and his teaching. 20 “I have spoken openly to the world,” Jesus replied. “I always taught in synagogues or at the temple, where all the Jews come together. I said nothing in secret. 21 Why question me? […]

Revelations 1: John on Patmos: ‘I was in the Spirit . . . ‘a loud voice said, “Write on a scroll what you see” ‘

Revelations 1: John on Patmos: ‘I was in the Spirit . . . ‘a loud voice said, “Write on a scroll  what you see” ‘

Special to CosmicTribune.com, March 24, 2022 WORDS OF LIFE 9 I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. 10 On the Lord’s Day I was in the […]

Demon-possessed? Pharisees pressed Jesus, ‘Who do you think you are?’

Demon-possessed? Pharisees pressed Jesus, ‘Who do you think you are?’

Special to CosmicTribune.com WORDS OF LIFE 48 The Jews answered him, “Are we not right in saying that you are a Samaritan and have a demon?” 49 Jesus answered, “I do not have a demon, but I honor my Father, and you dishonor me. 50 Yet I do not seek my own glory; there is One who seeks it, and he is […]

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