No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him (Jn. 1:18 KJV) There is a place called the “bosom of the Father”. John speaking says Jesus, the only begotten Son of God, is in the bosom of the Father.
Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand (Ps. 89:13 KJV) You will find the expression “hand of God” frequently used in the scriptures, or some variation of it such as “the arm of the Lord.” What do these expressions mean? The first thing you must recognize is
For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not (Job 33:14 KJV). God speaks, once and even twice and man cannot perceive it. This is the fundamental issue we have in relating to God. He is so high, dwelling in an unapproachable light which humanity without divine help cannot see or perceive. When
Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the LORD your God. And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the LORD which sanctify you ( Lev. 20:7-8, KJV) Jehovah Mekaddishkem is the English transliteration of the Hebrew words for “I am the LORD which sanctify you” ( “mekaddish” =
And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean” (Matt. 8:2 ESV) Do the words spoken by the leprous man above to Jesus sound familiar to any situation you have gone through or possibly currently facing? This man had leprosy and came to
Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father? (Jn. 14:9 KJV) The Lord has revealed Himself to humanity in different ways so that we can
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins (Matt. 1:21 KJV) God revealed Himself in the Old Testament using different names and titles. This teaches us that there is more to a name than just a means by which a
For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father! (Rom. 8:15 ESV) We have been adopted into God’s family. He has become our Father, just as we call Him the Father of our Lord