We are not to bare the titles and authority of the Self-Existent God and use it for evil. The authority of God’s position should not be used to deceive and destroy. God will not label any one who takes His name in vain as innocent Continue reading A Lesson in Sin: Honoring God’s Name
In a world full of deceit and lies, you may find it increasingly difficult not to break the ninth commandment. Political figures, news reporters, financial agents, and many others twist and manipulate words to suit their needs. Consequently, it is common in our society to mislead children and lie to others to “protect” them. The question we should be asking ourselves is: How does God … Continue reading A Lesson in Sin: Telling the Truth
We live in a world where many profess to be of God yet they directly ignore His commandment to keep their own traditions. Jesus Christ says, “Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.” (Mark 7:7 KJV) Mainstream Christianity ignores this verse which directly points at their teachings. Christmas, Easter, Good Friday, and all other holidays are the commandments … Continue reading A Lesson in Sin: Keeping the Sabbath
By Bryant Muldrew Learning the law of God is absolutely essential to preventing and abstaining from sin. Parents know that it is important to outline the rules of their family government to their children. God, being our heavenly Father, has outlined His perfect law in His Word the Holy Bible. This series will explore sin through the law expressed openly in scripture. The purpose is … Continue reading A Lesson in Sin: Knowing the Law
Christianity is proliferated with doctrine that has not originated from the bible. These doctrines have originated from the minds of the men who lead different denominations of mainstream Christianity. These unsound doctrines include the rapture, Sunday worship, the trinity, hell, and much more. The teaching of these doctrines has resulted in mass spiritual confusion and disobedience of God’s law!!! The 2 Olive Trees intends to … Continue reading Introducing Our Series: False Doctrine
In today’s world, we can see many humans living their lives with superficial goals and ideas of life. Many philosophers theorize and contemplate on what life is and what the meaning of life is. What defines living? Many of us have raised this question at one point or another in our lives. Generally speaking, the ideas surrounding this question boils down to two camps: To … Continue reading Are You Living?
By Bryant Muldrew The recent school shooting in Connecticut is an awful tragedy. Many are discussing what new guns laws our country needs in order to combat mass shootings such as the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Is the answer to this immoral act more gun laws? We know that the young man who committed this act of violence broke several gun laws when … Continue reading The Solution to Mass Shootings
Should you be a servant or a master? This is a question many of us must wrestle with. Many have great intentions to do good for others, but the end result is self-exaltation. It is common for those who have great ambition to exalt themselves above others, but is this what Jesus Christ teaches? The Disciples’ Dispute The teaching we are about to explore is … Continue reading Stop Ignoring What Jesus Said: Should You Be a Servant or a Master?
The Two Olive Trees has refocused it’s writing on the exact message preached by the Lord Jesus Christ while He was on earth. This message is seldom preached in its purity due to human error and bias. It is the hope of the Two Olive Trees to earnestly transmit the Lord’s message while avoiding doctrinal errors through prayer and much study. With that said, let’s … Continue reading The Gospel Message in the Beatitudes
Overview The Bible is a book about character. Ponder that fact for a moment. Consider this fact as well: The Bible is commonly referred to as God’s instruction manual for mankind. The Holy Bible is filled with information we can use to live righteous lives. Much of this information is found in the Old Testament and then amplified by the epistles of the New … Continue reading He That Endureth to the End (Preface)