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The key word in the book of 1 Peter is “suffering.” It appears in some form 16 times [suffer (2:20; 3:14; 3:17; 4:15; 4:16; 4:19); suffered (2:21; 2:23; 3:18; 4:1(x2); 5:10); suffering(s) (1:11; 2:19; 4:13; 5:1)]. It was not easy … Continue reading
We do not like the word ‘impossible.’ We like to think that all things are possible. Here is what some have said. Tommy Lasorda is quoted as saying, “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in man’s determination” … Continue reading
Christ is a better priest than ever existed under the law of Moses. His office is better (Hebrews 4:14-7:28). His work is better (Hebrews 8:1-10:31). Let’s consider the comparison of office, as set forth in Hebrews Chapter four and five. … Continue reading
Israel had some great leaders in their past, men such as Moses and Joshua. Moses led them to the edge of the promised land. Joshua led them into the promised land. However, Jesus is so much better. Let’s consider how … 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 things that man must have for physical survival. He cannot survive very long without them. “How long can we survive without the basics? Every person and situation is different, though the ‘rule of threes’ gets at the desperate … Continue reading
I was in a conversation with a Christian, a member of the body of Christ. The conversation turned to God’s plan of salvation. The man said, “I do not believe that my grandparents will be lost. They were good people.” … Continue reading
Most Bible students want to have a clear answer to the meaning of every detail in the Bible. Many feel compelled to supply an answer, even when the Bible does not provide one. Let’s look at some examples. The burning … Continue reading
There are two major numberings of the children of Israel, which occur during their time in the wilderness. The first occurs in Numbers chapter one. The time is the first day of the second month in the second year (Numbers … Continue reading
“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts, and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians … Continue reading