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.
And why not do evil that good may come?– as some people slanderously charge us with saying (Rom. 3:8 ESV) The question of whether the grace of God leads people to sin did not start today. It began from the very inception of the Gospel. Paul was accused of teaching in a way that makes
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel (Acts 4:8 KJV) When Peter and John were arrested for healing the lame man, the entire Jewish council got together to question them about the authority they had to perform such miracles. The verse above says
Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour (Acts 3:1 KJV) Peter and John went up to pray in the Temple at 3pm, which in their day in Jerusalem was a Jewish hour of prayer. They had an time set aside for prayer. There
Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear (Acts 2:33 KJV) When the Holy Spirit was poured out on Pentecost, there were two physical manifestations of His coming. Peter mentioned these
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity (Eccl. 1:2 KJV) King Solomon wrote the words in the verse above. What would make the wisest, richest and most majestic of all the Kings of Israel say such words of futility? Just in case you are not aware of who Solomon was,
So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone (Ezek. 37:7 KJV) The LORD granted Ezekiel a vision to see a valley of dry bones that represented the army of the nation of Israel. The people
And they were filled with madness; and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus (Lk. 6:11 KJV) Jesus met a man who had a paralyzed arm and healed him with a complete restoration of his arm. We would think such a glorious miracle would make everyone in Jerusalem go ecstatic, right? Well,