"This is the covenant I will establish with the people of Israel after that time, declares the Lord. I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts, I will be their God and they will be my people" (Jeremiah 31:33, NIV). This was fulfilled when Jesus administered his new law … Continue reading Jesus Christ Fulfilled the Law
The Bible states in 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (New Living Translation), “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right. God uses it to … Continue reading Jesus is Lord
The present evil in our world is not God’s fault. Evil is a result of sin and Satan’s work in the earth. God has indeed did something about sin through the death of His Son; the end just hasn’t come yet because God wants the world to turn to him to be saved. “For God … Continue reading Why do we blame God for evil?
The Parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:25-37, is God’s way of illustrating to man the definition of true love. “The Parable teaches that authentic spiritual life is defined not by ethnic heritage but by love for God and others” (Strauss, 2007, p. 274). In the context of this scripture, the religious Jews weren’t … Continue reading The Good Samaritan
Jesus spoke in parables to illustrate deep spiritual truths in human ways. “At its simplest a parable is a metaphor or simile drawn from nature or common life” (Perrin, Brown, & Green, 2013, p. 652). “Parables were a common tradition of the Jewish people that revealed the meaning of the OT Mosaic law” (Sproul, n.d.). … Continue reading The Lost Sheep
Presently and always, I see God as my loving Father, who created me in his image to live a life pleasing to him. I believe this is the perfect view of God because it puts me in position to receive every good thing from him and fulfill my purpose on the earth. In the past, … Continue reading My Revelation of God
Our answer to this question defines what we think of God and salvation. If not answered correctly, it can leave us with a highly distorted view of God. When I first came to the Lord and started my journey through the Bible, I used to take scripture out of context and wrongly divide the truth. … Continue reading Once Saved, Always Saved?