“Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren; the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity” (I Timothy 5:1,2).
The Apostle Paul deals with many different types of relationships in his epistles, but perhaps the most delicate … ➡
Rom. 4:25 tells us that Christ was delivered to death for our sins and then raised from the dead because He had fully settled our debt. The results of this mighty work of redemption are marvelous indeed to ponder over.
First, it means for all believers in Christ, that … ➡
“Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth” (Ephesians 4:28).
On this Labor Day, we talk about work, “the thing which is good.”
In this day … ➡
“Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall” (I Corinthians 10:12).
Heard a story told by a Grace Believer who met another Grace Believer in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge:
“I was standing in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge admiring the … ➡
“Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil” (Ephesians 4:26,27).
Around the turn of the century, the Church was graced with an array of great preachers, but none were more tenacious and outspoken than Billy Sunday. … ➡
To Paul was committed the greatest revelation of all time. He was divinely commissioned to proclaim the glorious all-sufficiency of Christ’s redemptive work, God’s offer of salvation by free grace to all who trust in Christ and their heavenly position, blessings and prospect.
Lest he should become puffed up … ➡
“And the Scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And He was numbered with the transgressors” (Mark 15:28).
The progressive fulfillment of this passage from Isaiah 53 is the amazing story of our Lord’s three baptisms. First, this prophecy must be applied to our Lord’s incarnation. Born a babe at Bethlehem, … ➡
“Exactly how many heavens are there and what is the purpose of each realm?”
We believe the Scriptures teach there are three heavens.
The first heaven is our atmosphere where we live and serve the Lord. It is where the Psalmist says, “the fowls of the heaven have their … ➡
“For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain” (Phil. 1:21).
We fear that many believers today take the things of the Lord far too lightly. Of course, the concern is that at the end of their life they are going to look back with regret… ➡
In Daniel 9:25, the prophet Daniel was told that from the going forth of the commandment to restore Jerusalem “unto the Messiah” would be 69 weeks of years (cf. Gen. 29:27; Lev. 25:8). Frankly, this very specific prophecy baffled Bible students for many years, for the predicted time of … ➡