Are the Nephilim Giants, Gods, Aliens or Angels?

Are the Nephilim Giants, Gods, Aliens or Angels? Roy Blizzard III © 2013  According to Genesis 6:4, the Nephilim were the offspring of the “sons of God” and the “daughters of men”. According to some translations and commentaries they were also supposed giants who later inhabited Canaan according to Numbers 13:33.  These passages and various commentaries on […]

Maranatha? Challenging a Textual Error

Maranatha? Challenging a Textual Error Roy Blizzard III © 2012   In 1st Corinthians 16:22, there is a curious phrase that has given rise to all manner of theological interpretations, and in my opinion, are all misleading. This two word phrase has come into the American English usage as one word, Maranatha, usually translated as […]

What is the potential war in Syria all about?

What is the potential war in Syria all about? Roy Blizzard III © 2013 What is happening in the Middle East and Syria? This is a region built of family, clan, and tribal rule. This system has ruled the area for millennia and will continue to do so. Think of the scene in Lawrence of […]

Jesus and the fig tree

Jesus and the Fig Tree or Blessing and Cursing Did Jesus Really Curse the Fig Tree? Roy Blizzard III © 2012 In two places in the Gospel records, Matthew 21:18-22 and Mark 11:12-25, we read a story where Jesus seems to inexplicably “curse” a fig tree. Unfortunately, this is a very complicated story and there […]

A Rethinking of the Tower of Babel

A Rethinking of the Tower of Babel 2011© Roy III and Donna Blizzard In the story of theTower of Babel we have been taught for many years that this story is telling us how come there are so many languages in the earth. Unfortunately, this semi-historical thinking has no truth in the actual historical spread […]