Category Archives: God`s word

God: Anthropomorphism

Anthropomorphism (from the Greek Anthropos meaning man or human, and morphe meaning form or feature) is a figure of speech which is used in the Bible.   It is “an ascription of material  forms to God” (Clinton Lockhart, Principles of Interpretation, … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Let The Peace of God Rule

“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.  And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful” (Colossians 3:14-15). Three things … Continue reading

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Are You Dressed For War? (Spiritual Armor)

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading

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The Apocrypha

The Bible which I use contains 66 books.  These books can be divided into 39 Old Testament books and 27 New Testament books. The Bible that Catholics use contains 73 books.  These books can be divided into 46 Old Testament … Continue reading

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Grace Series: It Has Appeared to All

“For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us…” (Titus 2:11-12). The phrase, “the grace of God” refers to the system of grace which is found in the New Testament.  The message of the … Continue reading

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The New Covenant

Let’s define “covenant.”  The Hebrew word has its origin in a verb meaning “‘to cut or divide’ in allusion to a sacrificial custom in connection with covenant making” (Vine’s).  The word is used of (1) Covenants between men – (a) … Continue reading

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What to do With the Word

“All scripture is given by the inspiration of God and is profitable …” (2 Tim. 3:16).      Two things are affirmed: (1) Inspiration. The word translated “inspiration” (theopneustos) literally means, “God breathed”. Geisler and Nix explained, “It does not mean, as … Continue reading

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