Part of the answer lies within the question itself; to reveal to the world the Son of God whom they’ve rejected or have not seen. Yet it goes deeper than that. We’re probably certain from our expectations of judgment upon the disobedient and wicked, what the Lord intends for the world. But is that viewpoint a complete one? Let’s consider it from a broader context.
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How is eternal life inherited, Don’t we already have immortality?
The contrast throughout all of scripture, old and new, is between death for those made from the dust of the ground and the hope of immortality made available to all in the work of Yeshua, the Christ. That work comes through death, and is manifested for his faithful servants at the resurrection of the firstfruits of salvation.
When is the inheritance promised to the saints delivered?
This question reaches to the core of some very challenging presuppositions, and the answer is vital to every Christian desiring to be faithful to our Lord and Christ. So to begin, let’s see how scripture defines and characterizes the inheritance we seek. We can begin in 1 Peter 1. 1 Peter 1:3-5 (ESV)3 Blessed beContinue reading “When is the inheritance promised to the saints delivered?”
The Kingdom of the Father
In this last article we look at the completed work of Yeshua the Christ and the kingdom he delivers to the Father.
The Kingdom of the Son
In this article we continue by looking further into the work of Yeshua the Christ and his kingdom-building process after he returns to the earth.
What are the good works we’re created for in Ephesians 2?
In Ephesians 2, the author is drawing a distinction between two types of works; those that you can’t do, and those that you were called to do. This article takes a look at this distinction in more detail.
The Role of Judas in the Mystery of God
When considering how lost Judas is, one approach is to view his role in a larger context – the Mystery of God. Not familiar with that context? Come and see what scripture has to reveal.
How Lost is Judas – the Son of Perdition?
When considering how lost Judas Iscariot is (the disciple who betrayed Christ), it can be viewed from multiple perspectives. Two we look at in this article are; with regard to God’s calling, and his overall plan of redemption.
What is the Real Connection between Israel and the Church?
In this article we look at God’s redemptive work in Christ through the topical framework of the kingdom of God. To do this, we review Christ’s kingdom-building process through the ages with the nation of Israel and with those who were not a people – the Gentiles. What we find is that the hopes of Israel and those faithful in Christ appear to point to a common destination.
God’s elect are those called, chosen, and faithful to him until the end. They are priests and rulers with Christ in his earthly kingdom.