We will only receive eternal life if we are doing the will of the Father. So, again, what is the will of the Father?
It takes “applying all diligence” to take part in pursuits that help us develop godly qualities. For example, it takes discipline and sometimes it is a struggle to attend all Christian meetings, to read our Bible every day, and to have a good personal Bible study each day.
If we draw close to God in our worship, as well as our commitment to him, he, in turn, will draw close to us. Many, who shy away from putting the effort into buying out the time to get to know God better, ...
The Hebrew language of Genesis 6:5 and 8:21 basically means that all humans are mentally bent toward evil. the Apostle Paul clearly shows that our natural desire is to do bad, not good. Jeremiah 17:9 says that our hearts are treacherous and we cannot know them. What can we do?
Luke 15:31 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 31 And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.' The words of the text are familiar to us all. The elder son had complained and said, that though his father had made a feast, and had killed the fatted... Continue Reading →
“God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” — 1 Corinthians 1:9 Fellowship with God. Fellowship: Or “a sharing.” Paul used the Greek word koinonia numerous times in his letters. (1 Cor. 10:16; 2 Cor 6:14; 13:14) “Koinonia was Paul’s favorite word to describe a believer’s relationship... Continue Reading →
Genesis 5:18-24 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 18 Jared lived one hundred and sixty-two years, and became the father of Enoch. 19 Then Jared lived eight hundred years after he became the father of Enoch, and he had other sons and daughters. 20 So all the days of Jared were nine hundred and sixty-two years, and he died. 21 Enoch lived sixty-five years,... Continue Reading →
Having begun the Christian life right by taking the proper attitude towards Christ in a private transaction between Himself and yourself, the next step is an open confession of the relationship that now exists between yourself and Jesus Christ. Jesus says in Matt. 10:32, “Whosoever therefore shall confess Me before men, him will I confess... Continue Reading →
What does it mean to receive Jesus Christ? It means to take Christ to be to yourself all that God offers Him to be to everybody. Jesus Christ is God’s gift. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have... Continue Reading →