Tag: salvation

The Spirit for the Remnant

Joel had warned Judah and Jerusalem about a terrible invasion which proved imminent: a horde of “locusts” unlike anything anyone had ever seen would ravage the land, leaving nothing left but mourning and lamentation (JoelContinue reading

Authenticity

“Authentic” has become one of the new buzzwords of the twenty-first century; it would seem that everyone, everywhere is on a quest to manifest greater authenticity. People yearn to find their true, authentic selves, theyContinue reading

The Family and Nation of God

Paul had spoken powerfully regarding all the spiritual blessings with which God had blessed Christians in Jesus, having been elected and predestined to obtain the hope of salvation and righteousness in Christ, superabundantly receiving graceContinue reading

The Sinner’s Prayer

If you have much experience at all with evangelical Christianity, you have heard of or perhaps have even prayed the sinner’s prayer. The sinner’s prayer is purported to be a prayer to pray when aContinue reading

Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians

Paul had often written to Christians in various churches in order to correct various misunderstandings and to provide specific forms of exhortation. The time had come to systematically lay out his insight into the mysteryContinue reading

Following Jesus

For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps (1 Peter 2:21). He that saith he abideth in [Jesus] ought himself also toContinue reading