For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him (2 Cor. 5:21 KJV) The verse above tells us how the Father made His Son Jesus to be sin for us who knew no sin. This is an astonishing scripture.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit (Jn. 3:6 KJV) Jesus made this fantastic statement as He explained the spiritual birth to an astonished Jewish Rabbi called Nicodemus. He says anyone that is born of the flesh, meaning, anyone that is born as
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost (Tit. 3:5 KJV) Our salvation is indeed an awe-inspiring work of the Holy Spirit. When a man’s heart opens us to receive the Gospel message of Jesus
But upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions (Obad. 1:17 KJV) Zion is used in the scriptures to refer to Mount Zion or the city of Jerusalem both of which spiritually denote a place where God dwells on the earth. The scripture
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty (Ps. 91:1 KJV) God has a secret place, and anyone who dwells in that place comes under the shadow of God Himself. God is responsible for the protection of anyone who comes to trust under His
For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish (2 Cor. 2:15 KJV) God has made us a sweet savour of Christ unto Himself. The figure here is that of a sweet fragrance that the LORD inhales and is very pleased with. In Genesis
This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come (2 Tim. 3:1 KJV). Paul speaking to Timothy, his spiritual son told him about one of the characteristics of the end times which he called “perilous times.” Perilous times are merely difficult or terrible times which will be hard to deal with. But
And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body (Rom. 8:23 KJV) Our salvation is both finished and unfinished! Christ’s work on the earth is completed, but its execution is still unfolding. There