Tag: God

The End from the Beginning

“Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:” Isaiah 46:10 Have you ever considered the fact that God knows all things, even the things that have not happened yet? […]

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Precious Promises

“Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.” 2 Peter 1:4 As Peter began this second letter, read how he introduced himself. “Simon Peter, a servant […]

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Who is He?

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace” Isaiah 9:6 It is Christmas time again. Time for decorations, gifts, […]

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Through Faith Understand

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). This verse has appeared in prominent places on many plaques or posters. However, have you ever considered what these words actually mean? To what faith is this verse referring? Faith is the substance […]

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Hardened Through Deceitfulness

Before Jesus went to the cross, he left some encouraging words for his followers. He promised that he would send the Comforter (also called the Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost) to them. Read the following to understand the job of the Comforter (Holy Spirit). “7. Nevertheless I tell you the […]

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Work out Your Salvation with Fear and Trembling

Paul wrote the book of Philippians to a church he had established on his second missionary journey while accompanied by Silas, Timothy, and Luke (see Acts 16). Paul rejoiced after hearing about the church at Philippi and the growth they had experienced, encouraging them to continue growing in Christ. They […]

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The Excellency of the Power of God

Paul had been called to be a light to the Gentile people, telling them of the Gospel message of Jesus. He wanted all to understand each person is a sinner (see Romans 3:23), and that all would die an eternal death unless they trusted in Jesus (see Romans 6:23). Paul […]

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Iniquity Separates

Excerpt from Year Two Quarter Three, Lesson 3: Isaiah 40-66: Grace and Salvation “This section begins with a pointing out of the people’s sin. “Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins” (Isaiah 58:1). […]

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A Religion, or a Relationship?

A religious practice had so engrained itself into the Israelites during the New Testament times that the people no longer realized they were to look for their Messiah: for their hearts had become hardened. When Jesus came and died to set them free from their religious system, restoring the relationship […]

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Can One Know God?

Not many people today were born into a Christian family. What does this mean? Most often, they do not understand or know God. How can one find God? How can one know God? In the life of King Hezekiah, we can read of a hope for someone whose family does […]

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