From our Devotional
When Peter asked, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? He quickly suggested, “Up to seven times?” Apparently, Peter thought he was being very generous by offering to forgive his brother seven times in one day.
But, Peter was shocked when the Lord answered him, saying, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.” (Matt. 18:22 NKJV). Apparently, it would be impossible to have someone wrong or sin against you 490 times in one day. Jesus is simply saying there should be no limit to your forgiveness. The Lord Jesus further illustrated His answer with the parable of the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18:23-25…read more
From our Blog
The Bible can be said to be a book of covenants. It clearly presents God as one who loves to make covenant with men. God delights not in having a casual relationship with men, but in having a covenant relationship with men. God is always faithful to His covenant; He does not break His covenant in spite of men’s unfaithfulness.
God does not deal with people arbitrarily or haphazardly, but in accordance with His covenant with them. Therefore, it is very vital for you to understand God’s covenant with you, for this is what determines God’s dealings with you. You can know what to expect from God if you know and understand His covenant with you…read more
From our Bible Study
Paul went further to expose and correct the foolishness of the Galatians in seeking to earn their inheritance or blessing in Christ through allegiance or obedience to the law by presenting clearly to them the following vital truths.
First, the Promise of Salvation for all mankind through the Seed of Abraham God made to Abraham was not to the Jews but to Christ as the Seed of Abraham. Therefore, those who belong to Christ by putting faith in Him are the heirs of God’s spiritual promises to Abraham. The Gentiles don’t need to become like the Jews to inherit the blessings of Abraham. They only need to become God’s children through faith in Christ…read more