Deuteronomy 6:1-9 is a call by Moses to a new generation of Israelites going into the promised land for love and total commitment to God. These words can also be applied to the Church of Jesus Christ today. We all should love and be committed to Him as demonstrated by obedience to His commands.
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It sounds like a contradiction, no? Or is it not?
“But in the depth of my heart I truly know that you, Yahweh, have become my shield: you take me and surround me with yourself. Your glory covers me continually. You lift high my head.” (Psa. 3:3 The Passion Translation Version)
In the Triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem we have our Lord presenting Himself to Israel and the world as their King. His coming a week before Passover was His offering of Himself as a lamb to take away our sin. Today, as they did then, we must decide who Jesus is and accept His sovereign rule.
Many believe the Gospel must be centered around telling the lost how wicked they are, then akin to a footnote, mention that Christ has a solution for their predicament, to which they are blind. The wicked actually know they are deserving of death but seemingly do not care. The question becomes: why?
Symbolism can paint many pictures, it is a very economical way of saying more than one thing. This article is meant to look at Revelation from a different point of view, not denying the physical, sort of like a parallel mirror view. Never is this intended to use anything but the Bible as its source.
Common sense 101 can often tell you more than quoting 100 scriptures
Features some arguments pertaining to the passion of Christ. It presents arguments that support the most probable timing of the death and resurrection of Christ.
In the closing verses of Colossians we see greetings from various people and admonitions from Paul the Apostle. In these final words we get an understanding of the people it takes to make an effective ministry happen. God uses each of us for His service and to spread His gospel.
Perseverance of the saints comes not from a man’s own volition but is the product of the gift of saving faith that has made us a new creation. The principle of perseverance has become perverted by many into a system of works in order to maintain one’s salvation: a secure believer will persevere.
Churches today share a great guilt in the moral decline within our borders and around the world. The Gospel has been replaced with self-centered teaching and has given birth to many cults. Church goers are not only ill prepared for the wickedness that fills the earth but are havens for the lost.
The Bible offers Wisdom, Knowledge, Forgiveness and more, yet few find what the Bible offers. Usually what we learn and discover is left to Sunday's messages or if the Bible is opened to read, little time is spent knowing there is always something better they would rather do.
In the Book of Hebrews, there are actually 14 "Let Us" statements with very deep meanings. They are explained in this article that makes for a very good Bible Study.
To understand the order of events in the Book of Revelation we must review it in reverse order. And there are two main parts to the Book of Revelation. Dividing Revelation into two parts and using reverse order will help us to understand the correct order endtime events will occure.
The traps of false Christianity are being set before all of us, and they are just waiting for us to stumble and fall into them. In this article you can find out how to protect yourself from these traps. God bless you all!
The Apostle Paul, in Colossians 4:2-6, is dealing with the practical aspects of living out the Lordship of Jesus Christ. He does this by telling us that we are to devote ourselves to prayer, walk with wisdom toward outsiders and speak with grace to everyone that we meet.
It is not that people aren't praying. However, they might be praying the wrong prayer for God to act on their behalf. Evaluate what you are requesting from God to see if your prayer lines up with what the Bible says.
Do you dare to ask the Lord for what you desire in your heart? Do you think that the Lord will answer your prayer or you have doubts that stops you from asking in the first place? Be known that our Lord is all ears, keenly listening to you as you pray, waiting for you to ask of Him openly.
He didn’t give this incredible gift of His son to judge and condemn our sin and chaos, but to love and restore. It’s actually a pretty simple plan; we believe in him and are acquitted or not believe and remain condemned (mutually exclusive states).
Ever been asked a question you couldn't honestly answer? I would imagine all of us at some time can be honest to this question and say yes. I certainly have for one reason or another. Yet looking back on those times, I can also honestly say now I wish I had.
The Lord's Prayer In Matthew 6:9-13 and in Luke 11:2-4 is a prayer Jesus taught his disciples and what most of us have learned as a child and used in churches on Sunday mornings. Are there other prayers as important? In our Reading the Bible in a year, we explore this question
Gabriel’s prophecy of John’s accomplishments spoke of the importance of preparing oneself to respond to Yahweh’s calling. John the Baptist was only the forerunner to the Messiah. His message of repenting of their sins and returning of their hearts to God established the journey to salvation possible
There was a period of about "400 Silent Years" when no prophets spoke the Word of Yahweh for the benefit of the Jewish people. This portion of the study attempts to bridge the gap between the Old and New Testament and lead you into a better understanding of Israel's importance to the world history.