What People Think About the Bible

Last week I conducted a survey on what people thought about the Bible. I set out to survey ten and got forty instead, and I was pleasantly surprised by the responses. Most people used positive and fitting words to describe the Bible. There were a lot of answers like “the word of God” and “divinely... Continue Reading →

Wisdom of Solomon

If Solomon was the wisest man in the whole world, why did he sin by following after other gods (1 Kings 1-10)? What does it mean to follow after other gods? Was Solomon a believer? How can a believer worship other gods? Does wisdom assure you will not sin? What does wisdom do then? What... Continue Reading →

Was Job a Believer?

Did Job sin? Was Job a believer? What precisely did he believe? What is the theme of the book of Job? Job did not sin in the context of the book of Job. Supporting Scripture for this is Job 1:22 and 2:10. Job was a believer. Job 1:1 says he was "fearing God and turning... Continue Reading →

A Man After God’s Own Heart

What does it mean to be a man after God's own heart? How could God refer to David this way even though he transgressed significantly? I think a man after God’s own heart is someone who loves God, loves God’s law, loves God’s people, seeks the will of God above his own, and loves no... Continue Reading →

Faith in Genesis

This post is on the study of faith in the book of Genesis. Although the word “faith” (and forms of it) is only found two times in the NASB, faith is a major theme. The reader sees the history of creation demonstrating God is the one Creator God, while man lacked faith in the Creator... Continue Reading →

Key Themes in Leviticus

Five Key Literary Themes  Holiness required Purity required Man is unholy Man is impure Laws required These are my chosen themes because these are the truths that stood out to me and seem to remain and are abiding. God demands man be holy and pure, and yet man is unholy and impure. The law supplies... Continue Reading →

Tracing God’s Kingdom Program and Covenants. Part 14: Millennium & Conclusion

Millennium Eventually Jesus Christ will come back to earth (Rev. 11:15) and resume God's theocratic kingdom program with Israel. He will judge all unbelievers and bound the ruler of the false kingdom (Rev. 20:2-3). He then will sit on David’s throne in Jerusalem and rule as King. “At the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in... Continue Reading →

Tracing God’s Kingdom Program and Covenants. Part 12: New Covenant

New Covenant Then Jesus fulfills the New Covenant on the cross. The New Covenant is defined as "a covenant between God and his people that is anticipated in the Old Testament (Jer 31:31) and fulfilled in the New Testament (Luke 22:20; 1 Cor 11:25; Heb 9:15; 12:24). The new covenant involves forgiveness of sin, spiritual transformation,... Continue Reading →

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