The key to everlasting life is in Jesus’ saying, “THESE WORDS OF MINE!”
And God said, “Let the earth put forth vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, upon the earth.” And it was so. The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. And there was evening and there was morning, a third day.
What is the “Manner of The Lord’s Prayer”? How should we pray?
Judging the conduct of other Christians is a subject of such universal concern within the church that the collateral scriptures applicable to this question should be remembered here.
It is our conviction that such language is used by the Holy Spirit in order to bring down to the level of human comprehension those heavenly realities which are not capable of any complete finite understanding, and that the eloquent words used in the sacred text are accommodated to man’s weakness and limitations, and that the marvelous realities thus described are fantastically beyond the total human knowledge of them, the very power and ability of language itself, as a means of communication, being helpless to transmit anything more than a typical or suggestive outline of the things that are in the heavens.
Easily one of the greatest songs ever written.
All things according to the pattern must be hailed as one of the most significant statements in Hebrews.
This ten commandments covenant, the first and old covenant, is the one in view by the author of Hebrews is evident and becomes certain in the light of his mention of “the tables of the covenant” being placed within the ark of the covenant (Hebrews 9:4).
THE GREAT DOCTRINES OF CHRISTIANITY ARE: The Existence and Power of God
God is the Creator
God is the creator of Man
Immortality of the Soul
The Resurrection of the Dead
God is the Shepherd of Israel
The Existence of Moses’ Law
God’s Commands Available in that Law
That Law a Divine Revelation
Man’s Accountability to God
The Eternal Judgment (Heaven and Hell)
Rewards and Punishments
In Hebrews 8:6-7, this “new covenant” is contrasted with what is called “the first covenant,” or “the old covenant,” indicating that the new covenant would replace not merely those lesser covenants, but it would take the place of that covenant which was so great and comprehensive, overshadowing all others, that God called it the “first covenant.”
In Acts 9:4 appears one of the profoundest doctrines of Christianity, namely, that Christ is still upon earth in the person of his followers who compose his spiritual body; and that whatever is done to Christ’s church is done to himself!
It cannot be doubted that this very fact led to the fantastic emphasis in this epistle to the effect that nobody, but nobody, ever deserved salvation.
It is our conviction that “a certain Samaritan” in this parable does not stand for non-religious humanitarians at all, but for the Christ of Glory, who alone, of all who ever lived on earth, has shown infinite compassion and pity upon all.
This is a prayer for Christian unity, the great reason for Christ’s desire for such unity being immediately stated, “that the world may believe that thou didst send me.”
Jesus himself used the terms “CHURCH” and “KINGDOM” interchangeably in his announcement at Caesarea Philippi (Matthew 16:18) It is mandatory to view the Lord’s words there as a reference NOT to two institutions but to ONE.
The natural man finds it very difficult to receive spiritual things, due to his inherent preoccupation with the mechanics of them, the “how” of everything. Nicodemus’ question is therefore one of remarkable interest to all. How persistently man probes every mystery!
The verbal prophecies, numbering some 333, foretold the coming of the Messiah in such detail and clarity that hardly any phase of our Lord’s life and character was omitted.
The Great Flood attested both by the Word of God and evidence from the natural world in which we live.
In addition, every culture, from every continent, has historical records of a great floor happening in ancient times.
It is fitting enough, and absolutely in accord with what is revealed in the prophets that the judgment should finally come at the end of the Fourth Great Transgression of humanity.
There are only two classes of Angels, the Holy Angels, and the Angels Of Satan (Fallen Angels)
There are four things mentioned by Paul in 1 Corinthians 1, which belong to the Christian by virtue of his being “in Christ.” Satan, death and hell have no claim on the one who is “IN CHRIST!”