“Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.” -1 Peter 1:2 This is one of the key verses for the Calvinist/Reformed doctrine regarding the “elect” - those who were “predestinated” (Romans 8:29-30) by… Continue reading Word Study: The “Elect”
“And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.” - Genesis 11:6 We are currently living in similar times to the one that brought about the infamous Tower of… Continue reading Babel Reborn
1 John 2:15-18 reads: “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” “This world” does not mean the people, for we are to love everyone. “This world” refers to the world system, which belongs to the… Continue reading Love Not the World
“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air:… Continue reading The Rapture
1 Corinthians 9:20 says, “And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law;” Paul was able to use his own ancestry to preach to the Jews in synagogues… Continue reading Becoming as They Are
“Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.”Romans 16:17-18 There are an… Continue reading Avoiding False Doctrines
“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and… Continue reading Conformed or Tranformed
“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”Isaiah 9:6 One man's birth is celebrated by almost every country around the planet. Consumers spend over… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
The passage today is found in Romans 2:11-16. 11 “For there is no respect of persons with God.” When Paul says that “there is no respect of persons with God,” he means that God does not care if you are a Jew, Gentile, Black, White, American, Asian, man, woman, child, slave, servant, or king -… Continue reading Can the Isolated Tribesmen be Saved?
“Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of… Continue reading Take Heed Against Wolves