BlogTeaching Every Man In All Wisdom, So That We May Present Every Man Mature In Christ
While it is true that the Bible is the best-seller and most widely read book of all time, yet the Bible is said to be the “most misunderstood book” of all time. Why? Simply because the Bible is not a mere book that takes only a measure of intellectual effort to understand!
Even though you possess the brightest mind in the world, yet if the Holy Spirit does not open or enlighten your mind, the Bible will remain closed to you, and you won’t understand, receive, and believe its truths. It is not that the Bible is a difficult book to understand, but the problem is that many readers of the Bible approach the Bible with wrong mindsets and attitudes. The Bible interprets itself and provides essential keys to understanding it…read more
Jacob came out of the womb as a supplanter or usurper. He went out of the womb holding firmly unto the heel of his brother, Esau. From birth, Jacob had his eyes on the birthright of his brother. Although he wrestled for it in the womb and could not get it, yet he would not give up.
Eventually, Jacob wrestled the firstborn’s blessing out of Esau’s hand, for Esau despised his birthright and sold it to satisfy the craving of his flesh. But afterward, “when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought it diligently with tears.” (Heb. 12:17 NKJV).
Esau lost a generational blessing for a fleeting pleasure! What a great lesson for us today!read more
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