Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil (Hebrews 2:14 KJV) Koinonia is a Greek root word for the word translated “partakers” in the verse above.
The Grace of God
We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain (2 Corinthians 6:1 KJV) Grace comes to us as divine gifts from God, which we do not deserve. These gifts are good things that are meant to bring joy to our hearts, which we do
For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation (2 Corinthians 6:2 ESV) Isaiah spoke of the “acceptable year” of the Lord that will be proclaimed by the Messiah when
Because I was sure of this, I wanted to come to you first, so that you might have a second experience of Grace (2 Corinthians 1:15 ESV) Grace is God’s unmerited favor indeed. However, it is tempting to think of Grace as mere favor in the heart of God or God being favorably disposed towards
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (Romans 5:1 KJV) After briefly considering the meaning of righteousness and justification, let us quickly review a profound truth about our salvation: justification by faith. Justification means to be declared righteous or in more practical terms to be made righteous.
Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican (Luke 18:10, KJV) Jesus told His disciples an interesting parable to explain the terrible spirit I often refer to as “the religious spirit.” It is one of the worst enemies of God’s grace in your life, and
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me (John 14:1, KJV) Jesus spoke the words above to His followers who were struggling with His identity. The Jews who heard Him believed in Yahweh, the one true God. But they had a problem believing in Jesus, as the Messiah and
And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him: And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased (Mark 1:10–11, KJV) God often uses the figure of a window or door of