“Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who spoke of the grace that was to come to you, searched intently and with the greatest care, 11 trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow. […]Read More Prophets, speaking for God …
Using the phrase, “justification by faith” can be misleading. It tends to suggest that it’s our faith that saves us. It gives the impression that our faith is more important than it really is. It could lead us to think more highly of ourselves than we should. We should really speak about “justification by grace […]Read More ‘Justification By Faith’ Or ‘Justification By Grace Through Faith’?
Scripture speaks of both salvation and judgment. The Israelites were given “the land … as an inheritance.” The Amalekites were to be “blotted out” (Deuteronomy 25:19). Lazarus received salvation – “carried … to Abraham’s side.” The rich man received judgment “in hell” (Luke 16:22-23). We must seek to honour Jesus Christ our Lord (Psalm 45:11). […]Read More Salvation And Judgment
“Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world” (John 1:29). * What do we mean when we say, “Jesus Christ is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world”? “Christ, our Passover Lamb has been sacrificed” (1 Corinthians 5:7). To understand this description of Christ – […]Read More Out Of The Curse And Into The Blessing
Suffering, Sickness, Sadness Why do these things happen to us? Are we to attempt to explain why some people suffer a lot more than others? Why? There are many questions to which we have no answer. There is one question we can answer. What are we to do when suffering, sadness and sickness? We can […]Read More Suffering, Sickness, Sadness, Sin, Satan, Saviour, Salvation