Cain Represents Israel. Here’s Why

There is one passage in scripture that throws me for a loop every time I read it. It is Galatians 4:21-31. In this passage, Paul compares Israel to Hagar, Abraham’s…

Saving Yourself

“Son of man, when a land sins against me…even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness”…

Sin: Relational Or Judicial?

“Now therefore the sword shall never depart from your house, because you have despised me and have taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your wife” (II Samuel…

The Bible Isn’t A Myth

“The word [of God] is very near you. It is in your mouth and in your heart, so that you can do it.” (Deuteronomy 30:14). How do you know that…

Being What You Do

“God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens…

What Is God’s Will: Part II

There are five things the Bible says are God’s will for every Christian. All of these are Preceptive, meaning that we must bring ourselves into agreement with God about them.…

What Is God’s Will: Part I

“If anyone’s will is to do God’s will, he will know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority” (John 7:17).  What is…

Are You Afraid of Heaven?

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw…

Faith, Laws, Faith

“Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in…

Killed By The Law

“For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but…