Did God forsake Jesus?

Here’s something most of my my readers and students have never known about me until now…  For many years I harbored a secret fear that if God forsook or abandoned Jesus while He was dying on the cross, would God also abandon me some time…for some reason?  I’ve suffered three episodes of depression during myContinue reading “Did God forsake Jesus?”

The Wilderness

Wilderness:  n.  A dry, hot place;   a wild, isolated, barren, place;  an obscure or unknown place; a deserted, desolate place. The word, “wilderness,” appears over 300 times in the Bible, making it an important subject therein simply by sheer volume of references.  Bible scholars and students have often focused on the “Wilderness experience” of JesusContinue reading “The Wilderness”

Who Are You Fighting?

Among most evangelical believers in Jesus in the western world’s church of Jesus (as contrasted with the Eastern Orthodox churches) there is a common misunderstanding about a phenomenon labeled “spiritual warfare.”  I’m going to come right out and say something first…and then try to support my statement in the remainder of this teaching;  here’s myContinue reading “Who Are You Fighting?”

Develop A God’s-eye View

“You have in fact been raised from the dead with Jesus—into Heaven, right next to God’s throne!  Start changing your thinking about all that means for you.  Relocate yourself mentally and spiritually from being earthbound to the fact that you are bi-locational and are now in Heaven also. Act like you’re in Heaven!  See thingsContinue reading “Develop A God’s-eye View”

Dead or Alive?

The Bible states in Psalm 90: 12 and Exodus 23: 26 that God has allotted to each human a certain number of days (that number known only to God) in which He wants us to learn wisdom.  Wisdom is defined as “learning comprehensive insight into God’s person, character, and nature, and the way He worksContinue reading “Dead or Alive?”

Our Long Journey Home

For eight wonderful, fruitful years, God asked me to write and publish an electronic magazine (e-zine) that ended up being read by about 10,000 people around the world each month before God asked me to cease writing and publishing it a few years ago.  Through the years of its publication, I received many positive andContinue reading “Our Long Journey Home”

Bill Boylan’s Books

As of now, Bill has written and had published 5 books; they are: Network Marketing For Christians (An explanation of why Christians should be involved in various businesses for the right reasons) LIFEgiving (About giving money to God for the right reasons) Friends Forever (About Holy Spirit, Bill’s best Friend for all time and eternity)Continue reading “Bill Boylan’s Books”

Born Again: What Does It Mean?

In the Bible, one evening Jesus spoke with a man about his need to be born again.  A few years later,Peter, one of Jesus’ first followers, wrote about being born again.  We’ll get to those in a few moments.         Yes, the term “born again” is a biblical term.  For those of you who might beContinue reading “Born Again: What Does It Mean?”

God: Relationship or Religion?

I became a follower of Jesus many years ago by inviting Him to take up permanent residence in my life in his “unbodied form” of Holy Spirit.  I knew at the time that I was establishing a vital relationship with the Living God, not “getting religion.”  It might be more properly stated  that God hadContinue reading “God: Relationship or Religion?”

Apokatastasis Reference Materials

Among hundreds of thousands of people around the world the past few years there is a growing interest in the biblical concept of apokatastasis.  That’s a Greek word found only once in the entire Bible in Acts 3: 21.  It is broadly defined as God’s ultimate purposes to redeem, restore, and reconcile all creation—including allContinue reading “Apokatastasis Reference Materials”