Tag Archives: heaven

5 Great Things: (#1) The Great Salvation

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

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Western Religions: Jehovah’s Witnesses and The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, Part 3

Beliefs and Practices 1.  God. They say, “We worship the one true and Almighty God, the Creator, whose name is Jehovah” (What Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe?, jw.org).  They do not believe in the Trinity.  “The true God is one Person, … Continue reading

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Misused Passages (Part 2)

This series concerns passages which are commonly misused.  Specifically, this series concerns passages misused by brethren (later we will deal with passages misused by others).   6.  “Do not lay hands on anyone hastily” (1 Timothy 5:22). This passages is … Continue reading

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Rejoicing

Emotions have a place in the lives of the godly.  Let’s consider some things which should bring us joy. 1.  David worshipped with joy. He wrote, “I will praise You, O LORD with my whole heart; I will tell of … Continue reading

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Mercy Series: Abundant Mercy

“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

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Hades, Heaven and Hell

What awaits on the other side? What do we know about the hereafter? What does the Bible say? Hades When Jesus died, He went to Paradise (Luke 23:43). Yet, He had not gone to the Father (John 20:17-18). He had … Continue reading

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Acts of Worship – Participation and Praise in Song (Part 2)

   Christians should be singers (Acts 16:25; 1 Corinthians 14:15; Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16; James 5:13).  This singing requires no unusual vocal talent, or special vocal training, but it does require a heart for God (Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16). Man … Continue reading

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Will You Be In Glory?

The term “glory is used in different ways in the Bible.  The Hebrew term (kabod) has to do with “something weighty” (Theological Dictionary of the New Testament).  It is used of that which is important, or impressive or of honor.  The Greek term … Continue reading

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