And in this confidence I was minded to come unto you before, that ye might have a second benefit (2 Cor. 1:15 KJV) Grace encapsulates the full gamut of the manifestation of God’s kindness revealed to us in Christ in all its facets. The gift of eternal life is grace as much as the gift
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.
When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee (Mk. 2:5 KJV) Jesus was teaching the crowds when a paralyzed man was suddenly lowered from the roof by his friends and laid right before Jesus. They had attempted to bring the man in through the
Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God (Ps. 20:7 KJV) Trust is a common factor in every human being, whether Christian or non-christian. The difference lies in the object of the trust, meaning, what do you trust in. The Psalmist gives us a
But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved (Lk. 5:38 KJV) The Pharisees asked Jesus why His disciples were not following the regular fasting traditions of the day, as John the Baptist’s disciples did. He responded by saying new wine has to be put into new bottles, meaning what He
How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth! (Ps. 119:103 KJV) I met a man who disclosed to him that he was a Christian but was struggling with alcohol addiction. When I asked if he wanted us to pray about this addiction, he said the unexpected to me,
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.
For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, neither angel, nor spirit: but the Pharisees confess both (Acts 23:8 KJV). The Sadducees were one of the main Jewish schools of thought during the Hellenistic and Roman eras. One of their fundamental doctrines was that there was no resurrection. Jesus corrected this doctrine when they