Ephesians 1:11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will: A millionaire leaves his fortune to his oldest son. A daughter inherits a timeless heirloom from her mother. Both of these examples illustrate an inheritance. The… Continue reading Are You In the Will?
Wisdom the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise. Pride a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are admired. Conflict clash; be contrary, a combat, discord; antagonism. Friends,… Continue reading Pride vs Wisdom Conflict
1 Timothy 3:9 Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience. The Son of God becoming flesh to serve humanity is the embodiment of service. Read Matthew 10:43-45. Have you ever consciously asked yourself the question, “why is it that there are some things I do and other things I don’t do?” As… Continue reading Do You Have A Clear Conscience?
Matthew 28:1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. Although Matthew’s gospel is brief in his discussion of the resurrection of Christ, he defends it very carefully. The Resurrection was attended by several… Continue reading An Empty Tomb: He Has Risen, Just As He Said
Proverbs 3:5-6 5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. The words trust in the Lord echo the command of Deuteronomy 6:5 to love God with all our being. The verb trust is complemented… Continue reading God’s Direction, Not Our Own
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Revelation 7:17 Bumblebees and badgers, lions and skunks, black bears and beagles all have one thing in common: If threatened, they will sting, bite, spray, or maul you. But there’s this predictable trait about lambs: They never attack; instead, throughout history wolves and other predators have attacked them. When lambs are…
I Corinthians 15:6 After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. At the time of Paul’s writing, a person could have verified the truthfulness of the apostle’s statements. The majority of the five hundred people who saw… Continue reading Many Witnesses
1 Corinthians 15:20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept. By man came death: The first man, Adam, transgressed God’s law and brought sin and death into the world.(read Genesis 2:17; 3:19; Romans 5:12-21) The second Man, Jesus Christ, was the perfect sacrifice to take away… Continue reading Affirmation of Resurrection
Matthew 27:66 So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch. To emphasize the impossibility of anyone stealing the body of Jesus, Matthew stressed that the tomb was sealed. Sometimes those (atheists and others) intent on stamping out Christianity end up assisting it. As any physics student can attest,… Continue reading Securing The Tomb
In hours before he died, Jesus assured his apostles that they would be with him in his heavenly kingdom. Luke 22:28-30 28 Ye are they which have continued with me in my temptations. 29 And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me; 30 That ye may eat and drink… Continue reading You Will Be With Me In Paradise