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Jesus is described as “the Son of David,” or “David’s son,” or some equivalent, more than a dozen times in Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Matthew’s account begins with the genealogy of Jesus, saying – “Jesus Christ, the Son of … Continue reading
“You are God’s field” (1 Corinthians 3:9). Paul was writing to “the church of God which is at Corinth” (1 Corinthians 1:2). He referred to them as “God’s field” (1 Corinthians 3:9). Why is the church metaphorically referred to as … Continue reading
“It is good for Christians to rejoice. We have much in which to rejoice. Paul wrote, “Rejoice in the Lord always. Again, I will say, rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4). However, there are some things in which we should not rejoice. We … Continue reading
“Now concerning virgins: I have no commandment from the Lord; yet I give judgment as one whom the Lord in His mercy has made trustworthy” (1 Corinthians 7:25). Paul had received questions from the brethren at Corinth (1 Corinthians 7:1 … Continue reading
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for (after KJV) righteousness, for they shall be filled” (Matthew 5:6). The longer I live, the more convinced I am that true discipleship starts with attitude and will. It is an internal desire and … Continue reading
“Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5). God’s ways are frequently very different from man’s ways. For instance: Few people would consider service to others as a measure of true greatness; but, God does [Matthew … Continue reading
“Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband. But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. And a husband … Continue reading