Category: Redemption

James 2:26 “Faith Without Works Is Dead ALSO”

Jas 2:24  Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only. Jas 2:25  Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way? Jas 2:26  For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is ...

One Gospel?

Many times, zealous Christians will make statements such as “There is only one gospel in the Bible” or “The prophets, apostles and true Christians today all preach the same thing.”  Thankfully, many of these individuals do rightly understand that the shed blood of Christ is the only means by which sinners can be justified before God today, and we ...

Jesus Christ, Raised from the Dead

2 Timothy 2:8 – Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel: The resurrection of Christ is a truth that is based both upon faith and history. The historical events that led to the crucifixion of Jesus, His subsequent entombment and bodily resurrection the third ...

God’s Friends and God’s Enemies

Rom. 5:8, 10 – But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us…when we were enemies… The gospel of the grace of God declared to us wrath worthy Gentiles is a marvel beyond our natural comprehension. Scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure ...

The Light on the Tree

John 8:12 – Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.  John 9:5 – As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.  Acts 5:30 – The ...

Caring for His Wounds

Isa. 53:5 – But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities… In Isa. 53, the prophet is outlaying the means by which the redemption of Jehovah’s nation would be accomplished.  Per the terms of the law contract, the nation’s transgressions had yielded the bitter fruit of covenantal chastening, and their ...

The Gospel: A Revealer, Discriminator & Savior

Romans 1:16-19 – For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall ...

A Godly Response To Sickness And Death Part 2

2Co 5:1  For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. 2Co 5:2  For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven: 2Co 5:3  If so be that being ...

Many Offences Unto Justification

Romans 5:16 – And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift:  for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification. In Romans 5, Paul the apostle delineates the security of the “hope” that we have in Christ.  Having expounded the fundamentals ...

A Godly Response To Sickness And Death Part 1

Rom 8:22  For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. Rom 8:23  And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. Rom 8:24  For we are saved by hope: but hope that ...