Tag Archives: Apostles

The Day That the Holy Spirit Descended on the Apostles

Pentecost (May 15, 30 AD) I was reading in a Steiner book that Pentecost took place in 33 AD, 49 days after Easter Sunday. Why is everyone stuck on 33 AD? By my own calculation Jesus’ resurrection took place on … Continue reading

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What If I Had Been the First-Called Disciple?

Andrew the Apostle (10 AD – November 30, 60 AD) For a number of years now, I have presumed that I was one of the Romans in Judea during Jesus’ time there. But I have had no real ‘proof’ because … Continue reading

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When Cornelius Won Over the Skeptics

Scepsis, Mysia (now Kursuntepe, Turkey) The history is non-specific, but the details are legendary: [Cornelius] accepted the Christian faith and joined the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church thanks to the preaching of Apostle Peter. Having acquired the genuine experience … Continue reading

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The Birth of Christianity Reimagined

The Man Who Died D.H. Lawrence, towards the end of his life, started to examine the life and death of Jesus. I read this book in the 1970’s and, at the time, thought about what Lawrence was trying to accomplish … Continue reading

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Cornelius the Centurion

Acts 10:3 – The Angel appears to Cornelius the Centurion Blame it on a blind spot, if you will: I had forgotten that the whole chapter of Acts 10 is devoted to Cornelius. This is the same Centurion that is … Continue reading

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