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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
Jesus made clear that God’s ideal for marriage did not include divorce. His plan was for husband and wife to become one flesh: “Two individuals they are, two personalities; but they are one in love, in aim, in purpose” (Roy … Continue reading
“According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But each one take heed how he builds on it. For no other foundation can … Continue reading
The Bible clearly teaches that God sanctifies. Moreover, it teaches that He does so indirectly, by medium of the word (John 17:17, 19). However, some believe that He also directly (miraculously) influences the heart and mind of man. Some believe … Continue reading
The term “love” appears in some form 51 times in the 105 verses of 1 John. What can we learn about Biblical love from this book? Here are a few things… 1. Love is more than words. “By this we … Continue reading
Much of the denominational world are Calvinists in doctrine. They believe that there must be a direct operation of the Holy Spirit on the heart of a man before he can be converted. Nathan Rice (a Presbyterian) made this statement … Continue reading