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Of God and the Holy Trinity – One God in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Matthew 28:19
Of God's Decree- God before creation chose to bring about creation for the purpose of creating mankind for His glory, Isaiah 43:7
Of Creation –In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth, Genesis 1:1
Of Divine Providence – God made everything and sustains everything and brings about the conditions useful for His purpose of creation, including altering the course of human events...
We throw this word around quite a bit. I thought it would be a good thing to discuss.
From Cambridge Dictionary: the power or authority to rule
From Encyclopedia Brittanica: Sovereignty, in political theory, the ultimate overseer, or authority, in the decision-making process of the state and in the maintenance of order.
From Webster's 1828 (note that "sovereignty" wasn't even an entry, so I've provided the definition for "sovereign"): Supreme in power; possessing supreme dominion; as a...
Here are a few versions of the verse:
(1 Timothy 6:16)
NASB: who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see. To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.
NKJV: who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see, to whom be honor and everlasting power. Amen.
CSB: who alone is immortal and who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see, to him be honor and eternal power. Amen....
God is not saving anyone without the faithful witness of another person. Our New Testament is a compilation of the testimonies of eye witnesses of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ who heard his teachings. Anyone who is saved must believe what these men wrote. There is no other way that God is making himself and his doctrines known to us. The only people who ever saw the resurrected Lord Jesus, with the exception of Paul on the Damascus Road, (whose conversion is a typical teaching of...
He that is first in his own cause seemeth just;
but his neighbor cometh and searcheth him.
17:any story sounds true until someone tells the other side and sets the record straight.
In a recent thread attention was being given to "professed" Believers who were being spoken about in a bad light.
In the providence of God, I know of a very similar situation,almost identical you could say that would really help develop this thread.
I had offered one post on the thread , but it...
On another board I am involved in a private discussion with a little under dozen members and a few staff regarding a man who exhibits questionable character. A few comments coupled with our sermon today led me to start this thread about how we deal with sin on an online forum.
The problem in that discussion became the fact that the Bible does not mention the internet. But Scripture does speak of how Christians are to behave towards one another, towards those “outside” (the World) and...