It's an explosive topic: Does God choose us? And does it matter? When it comes to a deeper understanding of the Bible, God and ourselves, it really seems to.
Is Israel Still Chosen?
Unlike my last topic, this one seemed easy....
When Is the Rapture?
Concerning the last days tribulation, most Christ-believers want to know when, as 1 Thessalonians 4:17 says, they will be raptured from earth “to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.” It’s commonly believed that the rapture could happen any day now. But what does the Bible say? … Continue reading When Is the Rapture?
Angels Long to Look: The True Meaning, Mystery and Miracle of Christmas
...it's more than you might think....
Spirit vs. Spirit: Paul’s Dilemma (and Ours)
When God's will conflicts with someone's personal will, even giants of the faith can have trouble discerning which is which.
A Few of God’s Favorite Things
What pleases God? Read on for a few of His favorite things....
The Blessed Forgetfulness of God
In His grace, some things God chooses not to remember....
Impossible: Hebrews 6:1-12
...with God all things are possible
All or Nothing, Part 2: “Pas” or Fail in Ephesians 4:30-5:21
We finished part 1 by looking at Ephesians 4:29. Let's pick up part 2 with verse 30: “Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed (sphragizo) for the day of redemption. Sphragizo may occur “for security, from Satan,” or “to hide, keep in silence, keep secret,” or “to prove, confirm, or attest … Continue reading All or Nothing, Part 2: “Pas” or Fail in Ephesians 4:30-5:21
All or Nothing, Part 1: Ephesians 4:1-29
Ephesians 4 contains life verses that I review at least every year, especially the last half of the chapter. For me, it's a handy guide to maturity in Christ. Paul begins by identifying himself as "the prisoner of the Lord," and appealing to the Ephesians "to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with … Continue reading All or Nothing, Part 1: Ephesians 4:1-29