The reaction of the child of God, or his or her response, to adversity, and the trials of mortal life must be one of patience, submission, humility, prayer, love, hope, and faith.
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
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.
Having determined that Jesus was not the type of Messiah they wanted, the priestly leaders of the people exhausted their resources of cunning and deceit in an all-out campaign to convince the people that Jesus was not the Christ.
“So loved the world” is the burden of the entire corpus of divine revelation. No MAN could have died for all men; only God in the form of man could have done it.
The entire teaching of Christ is oriented to the doctrine of the resurrection.
By faith he left Egypt, not being afraid of the anger of the king; for he endured as seeing him who is invisible. By faith he kept the Passover and … Continue reading SEEING THE INVISIBLE 2: “CHRIST OUR PASSOVER”
Things not seen, that are invisible, include everything in the whole area of faith, the creation of the universe, the incarnation of Christ, the judgment of the world by the deluge, the second advent of Christ, the final judgment, the ultimate reception by every man of the destiny, good or bad, that shall be assigned to him by God’s enforcement of universal judgment, founded on justice and mercy.
Christ made it clear enough that salvation is the result, not of merely believing but of believing and being baptized. The preconditions upon which Christ promised to transfer sinners into himself are here stated as faith and baptism.
The Sovereign MUST of Almighty God Overshadows the Bible.
Dr. Elton Stubblefield, a director of DNA research at the M. D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, recently declared in a public address that each cell (and, remember there are trillions of them) at the moment of conception is supplied with a library of one quarter of a million words commanding that cell exactly how many times to multiply, and when to die.
I found this on one of my journeys to the great state of Florida.
He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.
Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.
Finally! Someone has written a book that is long overdo for the over indulgent parents of this country. Across the Earth, far too many people in every society have been mentally conditioned, their environments prepped, and attitudes altered for our “modern” world.
This is the doctrine of Retribution, and God is the moral Governor of the world.
The love of Christ has nothing to do with the worldly concept, but when you define love as Jesus does, the then title works!
Our lives get busy, the day grows long, perhaps we’ve binged more than we care to admit, and before we know it is time to go to bed. Have we remembered to pray throughout the day?
This parable forms a beautiful emphasis upon the warning against unreadiness and was apparently invented by the Saviour for the sermon of this occasion.
For many years Ron and Nancy Reagan’s adopted son, Michael, held a grudge against his father because he never said, “I love you” while growing up. It was a wall … Continue reading LIFE IS TOO SHORT
1 Corinthians 13 may be viewed as one of the most important in Scripture, not merely for the truly marvelous things said of LOVE, but also for the firm word therein regarding the cessation of the miraculous age.