What If Jesus Had Not Commanded The Storm To Be Still?

What if Jesus had not commanded the storm to be still? Well, that would have been catastrophic beyond the boundary of contemplation, and you’ll see why. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Let’s look at the story. The story of Jesus calming the storm is documented by three of the four writers of the Gospel.[…]

What If God Had Not Created The Tree Of The Knowledge Of Good And Evil?

What if God had not created the tree of knowledge of good and evil? Well, that question goes to the very heart of what it means to be human. But we’re jumping ahead of ourselves. Let’s look at the narrative. The creation of man followed a two-part process: first was the material creation, and then[…]

What If David Had Not Killed Goliath?

What if David had not killed Goliath? Well, he would have been torn to pieces with bare hands unless he ran away. Goliath meant it when he told him, “I’ll turn you into a tasty morsel of field mice.” (1 Samuel 17:44 MSG) That’s Goliath’s macabre idea of battlefield snacks. But we seem to be[…]

Chapter 15: What If Abraham Had Killed Isaac?

What if Abraham had killed Isaac? O my! He wouldn’t have been able to come home that night. How was he going to face Sarah? Sarah had that baby when she was 90! That was a Guinness World Record entry for her day. She had actually given up on having a baby. Which led to[…]

What If Jesus Christ Had Not Resurrected On The Third Day?

What if…Jesus Christ had not resurrected on the third day? O my! That’s a major problem for everyone, Christians in particular. But Paul addressed the issue with the Corinthians. There were folks saying there’s no resurrection. Paul warned the Corinthians not to allow themselves to be poisoned by “anti-resurrection loose talk.” (1 Corinthians 15:33 MSG)[…]

What If Jesus Had Shaved His Hair?

One would hardly imagine the hairstyle of Jesus would generate curiosity but here we are! There are two approaches to this question. There’s the cultural approach, and there’s the spiritual approach. Culturally, we know Jesus was a cool guy. He was very sophisticated. He attended dinner parties, mingled with business elites, politicians and socialites. “Lagos[…]

What If Jesus Had Bowed To Satan?

There were those three temptations of Jesus in the wilderness. Let’s call them the classic temptations since he faced several other temptations in his lifetime. The devil only left him FOR A SEASON after those temptations. (Luke 4:13) Remember that time Peter was trying to dissuade him from going to the cross? That was Satan.[…]

What If Jesus had Married?

Gnostic heresy purports the marriage of Jesus to Mary of Magdala. Gnostics allege Mary had a “koinos” or defiled relationship with Jesus. Dan Brown in his novel, “The Da Vinci Code” indeed asserted Jesus had a biological offspring. Now you know why Apostle John was said to have fled a bathhouse almost naked when he[…]

What If Judas Didn’t Betray Jesus?

The What if…Imaginative Adventures in Faith. (This question was submitted by ADT)   What if…Judas didn’t betray Jesus?   Judas has to be the most reviled person in human history. His name is synonymous with infamy though it actually means Praise. It’s from Loudas, the Greek form of Judah. Another variant is Jude. The meaning[…]

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