God’s plan is to bless all the families of the earth. But before that could be accomplished a ransom was needed to offset the inherited sin of Adam. Jesus was that perfect corresponding price that will provide for the resurrection of all mankind in his earthly kingdom.
Bold Claims of the Bible The Bible is not timid in boldly claiming its own inspiration. Note the following texts: Inspiration Challenged In the past 150 years, critics have been increasingly bold to challenge this concept of inspiration on four main grounds: The challenges are no doubt sincere and often the result of heavily […]
Thou shalt arise and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favor her, yea, the set time is come.” Psalm 102:13 [—TOC Header:h3—] Zion Hill As the most prominent hill in the city of Jerusalem, Zion has become synonymous with the entire nation of Israel. Therefore, when speaking of Zion, the Old Testament prophets […]
God values our heart intent and motives. Content Our Words are a Reflection of Our Heart Condition Keep Your Heart With Diligence Jesus, Our Perfect Example Our Words are a Reflection of Our Heart Condition Jesus’ statement reveals that our words will be considered in rendering judgment on us because they accurately reflect the condition […]
What is a Christian’s Responsibility? In today’s world of multi-media Christian ministries, it seems that we are flooded with requests for financial aid. Every way we turn, there seems to be an almost desperate need for our “faith-pledges.” As we listen to the pleas, our minds may wonder just what God would want us to […]
Introduction Picture in your mind Moses standing before Pharaoh, demanding that he, “let my people go!” Picture Joseph becoming the ruler of Egypt, or picture David, a young shepherd boy, boldly facing down a warrior giant that no soldier or king would dare challenge. How were these great men of the Bible prepared for those […]
“Casting all your care upon Him; for He careth for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 (King James Version) Cast Your Cares on Him The above scripture is probably a familiar text because it is such a comfort to the Lord’s people, knowing they have an outlet in dealing with their burdens. The Heavenly Father has love […]
The earth will be restrored to the perfection of the Garden of Eden.
The prophet Zechariah made a profound declaration in Zechariah 4:10: This is a rather strange statement. What were the circumstances that caused Zechariah to ask this question? The Setting At the time, the Israelites were released from Babylon and permitted to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the city and the temple. When they arrived, they […]
As dedicated Christians, we desire to be zealous, but sometimes we just don’t know how to go about it. Hebrews 10:24 gives us some instruction: “And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.” (KJV) Followers of Christ Our modern usage of the word “provoke” usually means to […]