And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt (Dan. 12:2 KJV). The prophet Daniel was given a vision of the days we are living in, and even further down the road to eternity. He was told what will
And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God (1 Cor. 6:11 ESV) The apostle Paul uses three words to describe the position of holiness and righteousness the believer occupies in Christ. He
I bring near my righteousness; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory (Isa. 46:13 KJV) Righteousness is a precious gift we have in Christ. It took a completely different turn in the New Testament when the focus suddenly shifted
And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons (Gen. 3:7 KJV) Nakedness had a beginning. Gen. 3:7 tells us that when Adam and Eve ate the fruit, their eyes were opened, and they knew that they were naked.
In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him (Eph. 3:12 KJV) In Christ, we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of Him. Access to the Father’s presence has been granted to us by Jesus Christ. When sin made its way into the world, man made his
Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool (Isa. 1:18 KJV) The LORD Himself made the statement above. He invites backslidden Israel to have an honest conversation with Him.
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