Covenant of Works * Covenant of Grace * Covenant of Redemption In the New Testament the word translated most often “covenant” is diatheke, which is not the usual Greek word for covenant. The normal word is suntheke. The question arises as to why the usage of diatheke. Though diatheke includes the idea of a contract,… Continue reading Three Great Covenants of God
“But if you bite and devour one another, beware lest you be consumed by one another!” (Gal. 5:15 NKJV). The following narrative from Christian History Institute about the Hutu and the Tutsi in Rwanda during the 1990’s, reveals the dark side of Christianity. Christians hating Christians. Christians killing Christians. Christians worshiping together, and the rising… Continue reading Always the Enemy
God's has promised His personal presence in life. Jesus said, "I will never leave thee" Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee” (Heb. 13:5). “If God does not enter your kitchen, there is something wrong… Continue reading Eleven Wonderful Promises of God
“Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme: 29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation” (Mark 3:28-29). If blaspheming the Holy Spirit is an unforgivable sin, if blaspheming… Continue reading What is the Sin that Can Never be Forgiven?
Many years ago I came across this touching narrative about a little boy saying grace in public. While the source is unknown, many parents can identify with the situation. "Last week, I took my children to a restaurant. My six-year-old son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our heads he said, "God… Continue reading My Soul is Good
The Desperate Condition of the Natural Man “If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed” John 8:36. There are a variety of Scriptural images that portray the plight of the natural man, a reference to the person who is born of Adam, born of the flesh, but not yet born… Continue reading How to Step Out into Spiritual Freedom
Lifting up the Fallen GALATIANS 6:1-2 Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. In the Christian economy, the physical relationship is rejected as being of preeminent importance in favor of the spiritual… Continue reading Hope for Those Who Sin