Mercy but at Great Cost

1 Pet 1:3 ¶ Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for … Continue reading Mercy but at Great Cost

The World is Established

Ps 96: 10 ¶  Say among the nations, “The LORD reigns!  Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved; When God created the world, he did so in one instantaneous act, the whole timeline fixed and established... Beginning with six days of creation The population and filling of the earth The world-wide flood destroying … Continue reading The World is Established

Trials, Suffering, and Unsearchable Understanding

Isa 40:28 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. Before the earth, the universe and all creation, God existed.  The Lord is an everlasting God.  He is outside of … Continue reading Trials, Suffering, and Unsearchable Understanding

God’s sovereignty and the Bible…

Various forms of the Greek word for gospel (euaggelion, "good news") appear 101 times in the New Testament. The middle reference (50 before and 50 after) is in 1 Corinthians 15:1-4. This is the definition passage for the gospel. The central focus, of course, is the death, physical burial, and bodily resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. This … Continue reading God’s sovereignty and the Bible…