BlogTeaching Every Man In All Wisdom, So That We May Present Every Man Mature In Christ
Christ’s resurrection from the dead is the valid evidence or proof that God accepted His death as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
Under the Old Covenant, the return of the high priest alive from the Holy Place where he goes once in a year to present to God the blood of the sin offering as an atonement for the sins of the entire nation of Israel signifies that God accepts the sacrifice and has forgiven the sins of His people (Lev. 16).
Similarly, it is Christ’s resurrection from the dead that confirms to us that God has indeed forgiven our sins and that we are now justified from all our transgressions or offenses. If Christ has not risen, there is no justification for us!read more
Simply put, what Jesus Christ came to offer the fallen mankind is “Life. Jesus stated His mission loud and clear, saying, “I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10 NKJV).
If what Jesus came to give us is life, then it simply means that life is all that we need. But does that mean we didn’t have life before Jesus Christ came into the world?
Obviously, we had life, but not God’s kind of life! We were born with a natural life, but what Jesus came to give us is a divine life, the kind of life that God has (John 5:21, 26).
How is the divine life Jesus gives different from the natural life we already have in us?read more
Before you set out to seek for wisdom – to know the price, the place, or the way wisdom reveals itself – it is wise to first know what or who wisdom is. It is sheer foolishness to set out seeking everywhere for something you won’t recognize when you see, find or meet.
What or who is Wisdom?
The wisdom from above (the wisdom of God) is not an abstract, a fiction, an idea or a concept. Neither is it a formula nor a phenomenon.
God’s wisdom is a divine personality!
Therefore, anyone who is seeking for divine wisdom must bear it in mind that what he will find is not a fiction but a person, not an abstract but Christ, not a concept but a Lord…