Jon Taylor

Foreshadows of Messiah-Melchizedek

Melchizedek is one of the most mysterious and intriguing characters in the Bible. He seems to fade into the background as quickly as he emerges in Genesis 14:18-20 to bless Abram and God Most

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Foreshadows of Messiah-Noah

The example of Noah, especially in connection with the ark, is a foreshadowing, or type of Messiah. This applies with reference to deliverance and protection that the ark provided as the only means of

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Foreshadows of Messiah-Abel

Abel was a forerunner of Messiah since he was a shepherd who was counted as a righteous prophet (Luke 8:50-51). He was also slain despite his innocence and was obedient unto God. Yeshua (Jesus)

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Foreshadows of Messiah-Adam

Adam was the head of the human race and in the Scriptures, he is compared and contrasted with Messiah. Do humans sin because they are sinful, or are they sinful because they sin? Adam

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More than a Mensch

Was Yeshua (Jesus) a mensch, meshuggah or Messiah? Jesus is the most famous Jewish person that ever lived but if you ask people who He was or is, there will inevitably be a variety

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The Moral Argument for God

Why is it that there are so many books on the subject of crime in most bookstores? And why is there no shortage of series, films, documentaries, and even theatrical performances centred around crime,

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Worshipping the Creator not the Creation

Environmentalism has been on the political agenda for quite some time now, but this year has seen a series of significant events. The Extinction Rebellion protesters have enlisted wide support, other groups have blocked

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The Cosmological Argument for God

Today we hear much of the intelligent design argument for God and possibly less of the cosmological argument for God, than in past centuries. The cosmological argument is a logical argument pointing to a

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Review of ‘The Search’ by Lorna Simcox

How does one delineate between fact and fiction? Lorna Simcox had an accomplished background in writing in the newspaper business. She was keenly aware of how accounts can be concocted and embellished convincing many.

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The Jewish Setting of John’s Gospel

When we consider the Jewish setting of John’s Gospel it helps us to understand John’s purpose for writing. John wrote that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God and

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1 Samuel 3-Part 2 -Honouring God

Now imagine that you are Samuel. God has imparted a vital message to proclaim to Eli, but you are not going to be the bearer of ‘good news’ . I doubt Samuel slept much

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The Aesthetic Argument for the Existence of God

Abundant and evident beauty points to the existence and glory of God. The aesthetic argument for God shares similarities with the teleological argument (order and intelligent design by the supreme Creator). We often quote

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