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Who are these people, because I see them everywhere in scripture?
He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire. Matthew 311-13.
One of the frequent discussions I hear centers on this phrase, “as it was in the days of Noah.”
Things that puzzle and provoke me. Matthew 3:9-12.
All the region were going out to him, and they were baptized, confessing their sins. Matthew 3:4-12.
Tag Archives: character
“The Story” Chapter 1, Genesis four, from Adam to Noah. Edit and repost.
When I made the first post in 2014, I did it under protest. Having had experience with Pastor Rick Warren and his 40 days of purpose books, I wanted nothing to do with this, and the small men’s Bible study … Continue reading
Posted in Adam, bible study, character study, condemnation, dead, death, Genesis, guilt, Jesus, judgment, marked, punishment, sacrifices, Satan, sealed, the blood, the commandment of God, Thoughts on scripture Tagged Abel, Adam, Bible, blood line, Cain, character, chronological, cursed, deception, Eve, Genesis, God, ground, Jesus, killing, murder, prophecy, sacrifice, Scripture, Seth, Sin, The Story, timeline Leave a comment
You cannot lose your salvation because you are sealed. 2 Corinthians 1:21-22.
Contrary to the religion I grew up in, many have been talking about NOT being able to lose your salvation. The context of this conversation should be obvious, what do you believe, and does it line up with the Word … Continue reading
Posted in 2 Corinthians, anointed, established, Faith, forgive, forgiven, God's character, In Christ, marked, mercy, redemption, sealed Tagged 2 Corinthians, anointed, Bible, character, confirm Christ, delivered, died, establishes, forgiven, Gospel, Jesus, marked, Paul, pledge, sealed, sins, spirit, strengthen 1 Comment
His invisible qualities—both his eternal power and his divine nature—have been clearly seen, because they can be understood from what he has made. Romans 1:20,21.
Although I ended on Romans 1:20 previously, that was several weeks ago, and we probably forgot what it says; besides that, it helps us understand verse 21 better. Romans 1:20-21 CJB For ever since the creation of the universe his … Continue reading
Posted in Apostle Paul, bible study, creation, Creation, forgive, gentiles, God's character, grace, Hell, Jesus, Jews, overtaken, Romans, The supremacy of Christ, Thoughts on scripture, ungodliness, unrighteousness Tagged character, creation, divine nature, eternal power, foolish, futile in their thinking, idolatrous, invisible qualities, morally wicked, Romans, undiscerning hearts, universe, unveiled, vain Leave a comment
Micah 4:6-7. I will assemble the lame and gather those who were dispersed.
My initial thoughts and feeling on these next few verses trouble me. Micah 4:6-7 CJB “When that day comes,” says Adonai, “I will assemble the lame and gather those who were dispersed, along with those I afflicted. (7) I will … Continue reading
Posted in bible study, End times, false teaching, God's character, grace, healing, Israel, Mercy, Micah, Millennium, Peace, Prophetic, Revelation, the nations, Thoughts on scripture Tagged act of the will, afflicted, bible study, character, dispersed, Faith, forgive, God the Father, hope, Jesus, judge, judgment, lame, Micah, nature, punishment, remnant, standards 2 Comments
What about the hardening of the heart?
The question was posed to our small group, what about the hardening of the heart? The question is not the problem, and neither is the answer if you think about it; the problem is the heart of the man asking … Continue reading
Posted in Apostasy, bible study, End times, God's character, Hope, In Christ, The Word was God, Thoughts on scripture Tagged aggressive, apostasy, Bible, character, children, Christ, competitive, end times, Faith, God, hardening, hope, insignificant, Pharaoh Leave a comment
Matthew chapter 3. Still looking for the character of Jesus.
Matthew 3 Chapter 2 ends with the family and the child, Jesus, moving back to Nazareth. Suddenly we are fast-forwarded to John the Baptist (He is only six months older that his cousin, Jesus,) baptizing in the Jordan River. In … Continue reading
Posted in Thoughts on scripture Tagged Beautiful Outlaw, character, God, Gospel of Matthew, Holy spirit, Jesus, Jews, John Eldredge, John the Baptist, Scripture 1 Comment
On finding the character of Jesus – Matthew chapter 1
There was a time, when after spending most of my life in church, that I felt like I had heard every story or read it. For several years I could not stand the thought of opening my bible; that made … Continue reading
Posted in Thoughts on scripture Tagged Angel, Bethlehem, Bible, birth of Jesus, character, Christ, God, Jesus, Jesus character, Joseph, Mary (mother of Jesus) Leave a comment