And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit (2 Corinthians 3:18 ESV) Paul uses the analogy of the light on Moses’ face and the light on our
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father (John 14:12 KJV) Two classic interpretation options take the meaning of greater as we will do greater miracles qualitatively or quantitatively.
Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed (1 Corinthians 15:51–52 KJV) The greatest “miracle” and
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof (Romans 13:14 KJV) Paul exhorts the Roman Christians to put on the Lord Jesus Christ. He uses the metaphor of putting on your clothes and exhorts the believers to put on the Lord as they
But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit (Jude 20, ESV) As believers, the days are here that our spiritual lives need to be strong to make it through.The phrase “build-up” is figurative language that uses the idea of a house being built from the foundation
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God (Romans 12:2, KJV) Paul gives us the secret to enjoying the new life in Christ here and now: be transformed by the renewing
But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil (Hebrews 5:14, ESV) Our hearts can be trained in spiritual matters to improve our walk and intimacy with the Holy Spirit. This is one of the truths I repeatedly emphasize in
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him (Luke 2:40, KJV) What comes after Christmas day? In the UK and many other countries, the 26th of December is called Boxing Day. I learned some European nations celebrate it as a second Christmas! I