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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
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
What is hope? Biblical hope is more than a mere wish or desire. It is “favorable and confident expectation” (Vine’s). Our hope is based on Jehovah God (Psalm 31:24; 39:7; 71:5; 1 Peter 1:21), God’s word (Psalm 119:49-50, 81-82, 114; … Continue reading
Premillennialists believe that there will be two resurrection days, separated by 1,007 years. They typically teach: (1) The righteous dead will be raised and the righteous (both dead and living) will be raptured from the earth. (2) Tribulation will last … Continue reading
“Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God” … Continue reading
“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading
“For we ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another, but when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared… He saved … Continue reading
“We know that the whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs together until now. Not only that, we also who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves…” (Romans 8:22-23). There are three common views about … Continue reading