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“Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and between themselves their thoughts accusing or else excusing them” (Romans 2:15). The context concerns Gentiles (Romans 2:14). The Gentiles did not have the … Continue reading
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled … Continue reading
In this part, we will begin to set forth how I understand some key wordings. The Gift of the Holy Spirit “Then Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus … Continue reading
“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God” (Romans 8:16). These Romans, to whom Paul wrote, were children of God. Such had nothing to do with race, ethnicity, or nationality (cf. Romans 1:16; Galatians … Continue reading
Many in Christendom believe that sanctification, that is man being made holy, is accomplished by a direct operation of the Holy Spirit on the mind of man, the human heart. Calvinists believe that sanctification begins with irresistible grace (which leads … Continue reading
The Jehovah Witnesses have built an entire system of eschatology (end time doctrine) based upon a distinction between the 144,000 and the Great Multitude (Revelation 7; 14). (1) They believe that a literal 144,000 will inherit heaven. These are the … Continue reading
The word “mystery” appears, in some form, 27 times in the KJV New Testament. Some might wonder, if the Bible is a “mystery” can anyone understand it? I believe this misses how this word is commonly used in the New Testament. … Continue reading
“For all who have sinned without the law will perish without the law,and all who have sinned under the law will be judged by the law” (Romans 2:12). The point is “there is no partiality with God” (Romans 2:11). … Continue reading
“Behold! My servant whom I uphold, My Elect One (chosen ESV) in whom my soul delights!” (Isaiah 42:1a). The speaker is God. This is true from Isaiah 41:1-42:9 (Notice: 41:4, 10, 13, 17, 21; 42:5, 6, 8). The words “My servant” … Continue reading