The Son had continuous support because he always did the will of his heavenly Father. (John 3:35; 5:19-24; 8:29) We need to imitate such examples. “Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks.” (1 Thess. 5:16-18) We should not allow anything in Satan’s world to distance us from the Father.
After the Son of God, Jesus Christ, came to earth, to offer himself as a ransom sacrifice for our sins (Matthew 20:28), there was no longer any need for Israel’s animal sacrifices. (1 John 4:9-10)
We all offend. The word here rendered offend, means to stumble, to fall; then to err, to fail in duty; and the meaning here is, that all were liable to commit an error, and that this consideration should induce men to be cautious in seeking an office where an error would be likely to do so much injury. The particular thing, doubtless, which the apostle had in his eye, was the peculiar liability to commit an error, or to do wrong with the tongue. Of course, this liability is …
Keeping Your Conduct Honorable
1 Peter 2:12 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)
12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good works and glorify God on the day of visitation.
They shall become one flesh – That is, they two, or they that were two, shall be united as one – one in law, in feeling, in interest, in affection. They shall no longer have separate interests, but shall act in all things as if they were one – animated by one soul and one wish.
Making Christian Marriage a Success
For the wife, this fear is to have such awe or respect for a person as to involve a measure of fear, to fear, to show great reverence for, to show great respect for the husband. The joy for the groom on the wedding day when he sees his beautiful wife coming down the aisle is limitless. Almost all dating experiences that end in marriage have …