Can I Trust the New Testament?

By Dr. Rick Cornish
(”5 Minute Apologist”—2005)

The New Testament is a collection of twenty-seven documents written by Christ’s apostles and their friends 2,000 years ago. Their original writings, called autographs, no longer exist. Today we read copies of copies translated from Greek into English or other modern languages. But copyists make errors. How can we know that today’s versions accurately record what the authors wrote so long ago? When we read the New Testament, is it what God intended us to have. Continue reading

FaithView: 2/15/19

Joe Torosian
Senior Pastor
Burbank Faith Nazarene

By Joe Torosian

Picking this up in Part Three, I’ve already established that I don’t believe we are looking at a Rapture, Antichrist, 7-year Tribulation, 666-Mark, Battle of Armageddon…and that Jesus did fulfill all he said he would do in Matthew 24 (and in the Gospels Mark & Luke) regarding “that” generation not passing away.

These beliefs move me from a Dispensational/Premillennial camp (Lindsey, LaHaye, Van Impe,  everything we were taught growing up) to a “Partial Preterist” position. Continue reading

FaithView: 2/8/19

Joe Torosian
Senior Pastor
Burbank Faith Nazarene

By Joe Torosian

(If you don’t agree, you won’t lose your salvation and neither will I. Just trying to expand the thinking on this subject.)

“It is certainly the most embarrassing verse in the Bible.”—C.S. Lewis speaking of Mark 13:30 in “The World’s Last Night” (1960) Continue reading

FaithView: 1/31/19

Joe Torosian
Senior Pastor
Burbank Faith Nazarene

By Joe Torosian

Nothing more fun than talking about the end of the world, right? 

It’s something the church has embraced, seemingly, above everything else the last fifty years. The Rapture is imminent, the Antichrist is here, the Great Tribulation is about to start, and Armageddon is coming. Continue reading