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“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13). The truly wise demonstrate their wisdom in two ways. (1) They demonstrate it by good … Continue reading
Jesus’ priesthood is more comparable to that of Melchizedek’s than it is to the priesthood of the Levites. This point is developed in three chapters (Hebrews 5:5-6, 10-11; 6:19-20; 7:1-28). In this writing, we will continue to consider Hebrews chapter … Continue reading
The book of Hebrews is designed to exalt Christ. The book may be outlined as follows: I. Christ is a better messenger than previous messengers of God (1:1 – 4:13). II. Christ is a better priest than the Levitical priests … Continue reading
There are certain passages which are commonly misused. I am speaking of passages which are misused by brethren, not the passages which are misused by the world at large. These passages are sometimes used as crutch passages, to support a … Continue reading
Wayne Jackson has written, “It is the epitome of folly to ignore the labors of countless Bible scholars across the centuries who have made available, by means of the printed page, the results of their research. One of the wonders … Continue reading
“And the word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). “No one has seen God at any time. The only … Continue reading
They stand as three beautiful high peaks. Yet, one rises even higher than the other two. It is love. The three words sum up what living the Christian life “under the sun” or “under the heaven” is all about. However, … Continue reading
“Every Bible chapter is great for the purpose for which it was intended… There are some chapters, however, that stand out because they address universal human needs, or because they provide comfort in time of distress, or because they are … Continue reading
“In 1 Corinthians 13, Paul does not deal with love as an abstract idea. Instead, in concrete ways, he shows how love should be expressed. He explains how love acts or behaves” (Steve Williams, The More Excellent Way, p. 2). … Continue reading