Malachi 3:8-11Can a person rob God? You indeed are robbing Me, but you say, ʻHow are we robbing you?ʼ In tithes and contributions! You are bound for judgment because you are robbing me - this whole nation is guilty.“Bring the entire tithe into the storehouse so that there may be food in my temple. Test … Continue reading Sacrifice in the New Covenant
Within some circles, and especially Calvinistic theology, it is taught that the answer to the title question is “YES”, but nothing is further from the truth. Throughout the scripture there is example after example of places where God foreknew an outcome, yet that outcome DID NOT occur. Well how can that be? I have chosen … Continue reading Does God’s Foreknowledge Denote Predestination?
Vaccines and Pharmaceuticals: a Biblical Perspective
At Caesarea Philippi, also known as the “Gates of Hell”, Jesus is gathered alone with the Twelve in Matthew 16. Jesus is asking these chosen Apostles, “Who are people saying that I am?” Peter, with revelation knowledge, answers Jesus, saying, “Master, You are the Christ, the Son of Yahweh.” And as anyone with a basic … Continue reading The Keys to the Kingdom
Proverbs 1:7 declares the key to the Biblical understanding. The passage says..... Proverbs 1:7“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” The phrase is repeated many times in Proverbs, stating the same concept using different terms, such as.... “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom”, … Continue reading The Fear of the Lord
Numbers 21:6-9So the LORD sent poisonous snakes among the people, and they bit the people; many people of Israel died. Then the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD and against you. Pray to the LORD that he would take away the snakes from us.” So … Continue reading The Copper Serpent: Idolatry in the Temple
What is FAITH? “Preachers” talk about “Faith” in Jesus? Does the Bible teach it is some cognitive recognition of the fact that Jesus is the Son of God? Does it teach, as many heretics and false teachers are heralding, that Faith in Jesus means that you profess Him, and that what He did on the … Continue reading Faith? What is it?
1 Peter 2:19 “For this is grace (charis), when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly.“ There are a lot of voices telling people what Grace is. Some says it is some “covering for sin”. Some say it is where God excuses our humanity and sin issues, because of Jesus. Others say this … Continue reading This is Grace