... and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures, (1 Corinthians 15:4) I would like to begin with a couple of quotes that confirm each other and introduce us to our study today. The 1st quote puts it this way: No other doctrine is more critical … Continue reading The Blessings of Christ’s Resurrection for Believers
Now if Christ is preached that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith … Continue reading So, You Don’t Believe in a / The Resurrection?
The word "blood" is used approximately 360 times in the Old Testament and 99 times in the New Testament. Of the New Testament writers: John uses the word "blood" (αἷμα - haima) 29 times; 19 times thereof in Revelation. (On several occasions it is used in reference to "the Lamb of God").It is used 21 … Continue reading The Blood of Jesus
"You (God) will keep him in perfect peace (in the Hebrew Scriptures it literally reads "peace, peace" - - a double portion of peace)! whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. Trust in the LORD forever, for in YAH (abbreviation for 'Jehovah') the LORD is everlasting strength" (Isaiah 26:3, 4) "'There … Continue reading So, You Want Peace?
"Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD..." (Psalm 33:12a) Although this verse has specific reference to God's people, the Jews; it is certainly applicable by principle to nations, groups and individuals who bless the LORD God of the Bible! Several Psalms (and other portions of Scripture) admonish us to bless the only God … Continue reading America Bless God