Seven principles to eternal life Give grave deliberation to the doctrine of Christ, for in doing this, you will save yourself and them that hear you (1 Tim. 4:16). He that abides in the doctrine of Christ has both the Father and the Son (II John 9). Christ's and the Father's doctrine are the same,... Continue Reading →
With a great display of power, the New Testament Church has come, and on the very day and time that God had chosen from the beginning of time. Wouldn't now be a good time to explain that those old Jewish holy days are no longer required since the Cross? But, search as we may, we find nothing.If God's Holy Day Commandments Have Been Nailed to the Cross Why were the Apostles and the New Testament Church still observing them?
The Apostle Paul is acknowledged as a highly trained theologian. He was tutored by the most renowned teacher of his day, Gamaliel. 1 Paul’s writings often reflect his deep theological background with a level often lost upon untrained readers. In addition, he is reported to have had personal encounters with the Lord, once on the road to Damascus and in Arabia. 2 In his writings, some things can often go right over our heads. He often uses very complex thoughts and theological language, so we can miss what he's saying when we read specific passages. At times we need to look closely to benefit fully from his inspired insights.
A number of intriguing questions become apparent when we consider the Dynamics of Forgiveness. What is the condition of Forgiveness? Under what situations does God forgive sins, and does it apply to ‘Converted People’ only?
They wanted to know - so do we! The disciples came to him asking, “Tell us, what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world? 4 And He said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. 5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am... Continue Reading →
The apostle Paul affirms that the God the Israelites of the Old Testament knew—the One they looked to as their “Rock” of strength (see Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalms 18:2)—was the One we know as Jesus Christ. Notice what Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 10:1-4: “All our fathers were under the cloud, all passed through the sea, all were baptized... Continue Reading →
As found in Matthew 13 “I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.” (Matt. 13:35) Seven metaphors of the kingdom are proclaimed by Jesus in Matthew 13, not for clarity, as is commonly taught, but to conceal His real meaning, except... Continue Reading →