Shortly before Christ’s return, the devil will lose his status as accuser of the brothers. This will advance the kingdom of God, bringing joy to heaven but grief to earth. When does war break out in heaven and Michael the archangel cast Satan out of heaven? This will be the most in-depth study of this that you will find.
If we are to understand this, we first should free ourselves of the notion that “perfection” must always be unlimited, all-embracing, and suggesting supreme excellence in the most slight aspect.
Many scholars attempt to relate Paul’s reference to the third heaven to the early Jewish literature that there were stages of heaven, “even 955 heavens.” However, we certainly do not depend on early rabbinic views, as this view is not found in the Scriptures.
7:13, 14 Son of Man. The Messiah (cf. 9:27), Christ is meant; He often designated Himself by this phrase (Matt. 16:26; 19:28; 26:64). “The clouds of heaven” are seen again in Revelation 1:7. Here, He is distinct from the Ancient of Days, or Eternal One, the Father, who will coronate Him for the kingdom (2:44). The picture of old age is not that of being feeble; rather, it highlights God’s eternality and divine wisdom to judge (cf. 7:9, 10). - John F. MacArthur,
Joel Osteen believes that prayer can make you rich. Prosperity Gospel Quotes: “It’s a new day God has given me! I’m on my way to a six-figure income!” “I’m dreaming big—because all of heaven is dreaming big.” “God gives us power to get wealth.” “I’m prospering because of the Book [the Bible].”
Is John saying that God is our heavenly servant? Does God step in and solve our every problem because we are faithful? Why does God not answer some prayers?
Faith healing is the practice of prayer and gestures believed by some to elicit divine intervention in spiritual and physical healing. If one is not healed, it will be claimed that he lacked faith. As they say, ‘for miracles to work, faith is required.’ Charismatic “Christians” who support faith healing and faith healers as Scriptural will quote Luke 17:19, which says, And he [Jesus] said to him, “Rise and go your way; your faith has made you well.”
Open theism, also known as openness theology and free will theism, is a theological movement that has developed within Christianity as a rejection of the synthesis of Greek philosophy and Christian theology. Open theism arises out of the freewill theistic tradition of the church, which goes back to the early church fathers.
Some Bible scholars have created two problems: (1) churchgoers think English is lazy and cannot convey the original language acceptably into the receptor language. (2) It also gives fuel to Bible critics.