In everything. The text before us stresses the need of prayer in all of life’s conditions and circumstances. Any list, therefore, of things we should pray for must be partial and incomplete. “Everything” certainly covers a lot of territory.
“The destruction” (Psalms 35:8) is not a reference to the destruction of his enemies, but to the destruction of their purpose of killing David. Note that it is the destruction with,not of them.
The Second Advent will be bad news for the vast majority of mankind; but it will not be the kind of news any man will be able to ignore.
Creation is not myth, because it carries within it a credibility that never belonged to any myth. It is not science, because it deals with the BEGINNING, which no science has ever even attempted to describe.
To Abraham were the promises spoken, and to his seed. He saith not, And to SEEDS, as of many, but as of one. And in thy SEED which is Christ (Galatians 3:16)
1. Why persecutest thou me?
2. Who art thou, Lord?
3. What shall I do, Lord?
4. Why tarriest thou?
God’s plan of salvation is not that of imputing righteousness into sinners, but the transference of sinners INTO Christ.
God will keep on saving men until the “fullness” of his purpose is achieved (Romans 11:25)
The punctuation of the Holy Bible is the work of men, not of God; and where punctuation can be made to harmonize or explain difficult passages, it should be utilized for that purpose.
Christ himself honored God’s ordained institution, the state, ordered the payment of taxes to Caesar (Matthew 22:21), declared that the authority of the procurator, Pontius Pilate, was given to him “from above” (John 19:11)
Not only in John 14:3, but in Acts 1:11; 3:21; 2 Thessalonians 4:13-17, etc., the doctrine of the second coming of Christ is emphatically taught, the same being one of the foundational teachings of Christianity.
It is our unwavering conviction that all of the prophecy in our version which is ascribed to Isaiah was indeed written by him, the fact being that no one except Isaiah could possibly have written a line of it. Why do we believe this?
We learn from 1 Thessalonians 5:8; Ephesians 6:11-16, that Paul’s weapons were the energies of spiritual powers given by the Eternal Spirit.
God desires the love of his children; and true love requires that there be freedom of the will and opportunity to make a choice.
To recognize and hail Christ as God come in the flesh, this is the beginning of eternal life.
Above everything else, God desires and commands his human children to love him totally and completely.
It is a whole galaxy studded with many of the biggest stars in the firmament of Christian doctrine. It may well be doubted if many passages of similar length are more freighted with divine truth than are these words of the Commission.
It has been alleged by some that science has discredited the Bible, but Sir Isaac Newton, the founder of modern science was a devout believer in the Bible.
Regarding the proper time of observance for the Lord’s Supper, the New Testament teaches that it was observed upon the first day of the week, the first day of EVERY week, and “not upon any other days of the week.” These passages are therefore no permit to take it any time we please.
the Lord’s Passion was given three times by Matthew, each in a different context, and disclosing, in the aggregate, a score of events and conditions categorically foretold by the Lord.
Salt keeps food from being insipid and preserves it from corruption. Both these functions are performed by Christians for society as a whole.