Category REASONS FOR FAITH

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part 4 ~ What God’s Word Says & the Prophecies*

The Preeminence of Christ For the Christian, the first and primary rule of Biblical interpretation (“hermeneutics”) centers on the relationship of the “Word of God” (the Bible), to Jesus Christ, referred to as the preeminence (meaning: “above and beyond everything else in importance” – pre [“before”], eminent [“importance”]) of Jesus Christ (Heb. 2:10), in both the Old and […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part 3 ~ Why the 4 Gospels are meant to be Different ~ A Personal Statement & Introduction*

Introduction The following are some of my personal considerations concerning presenting the four different purposes and functions of the four different Gospels. First, let me say why I think it’s important to examine this teaching – it’s because this teaching is meant to fulfill what Romans 10:17 states; “faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part 2 ~ Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different ~ The Design of God*

Preface (1/2018) Jesus said as is recorded in John 5:38: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (KJV) Hebrews 10: “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O […]

Murmuring, No Big Deal; Right? ~ “Yet It is the Deadliest of Sins”

Introductory foundation Understanding the Generic Use of a Word As Compared to the Specific Contextual Analysis is the science of studying Biblical words according to the context in which they exist within God’s Word, as opposed to our current usage of them. A good example can be found in the Biblical word repentance which when […]

Christ Said "I am Meek…" ~ This is how we follow his example

Christ Said Concerning Himself: “Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart3: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.”1 [Christ modeled it] Moses Said Concerning Himself: “Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.”2 […]

365 Prophecies in the Jewish Scriptures Fulfilled by Jesus

  365 Prophecies in the Jewish Scriptures Fulfilled by Jesus 1. Genesis 3:15…..Seed of a woman (virgin birth)…..Luke 1:35, Matthew 1:18-20 2. Genesis 3:15…..He will bruise Satan’s head…..Hebrews 2:14, 1 John 3:8 3. Genesis 5:24….The bodily ascension to heaven illustrated….Mark 6:19 4. Genesis 9:26-27…The God of Shem will be the Son of Shem…Luke 3:36 5. […]

The Bible Says Remarriage is Not a Sin

I believe that the Bible teaches remarriage after divorce is lawful and allowed by God, and that the parties in the new marriage are not to be viewed as adulterers or adulteresses.  To view them as such is a SIN!   This article is an explanation of why this is a Biblical fact, understanding that […]

Eternal Life vs. Eternal Security ~ What is Salvation?

Introduction After publishing this article I decided to change the name because many people misunderstand Eternal Life when it comes to Eternal Security; some think they are antithetical to each other.  They think that eternal security is a heresy, wherein the opposite is true.   But before addressing the article and the text at hand, please allow […]

PART II ~ Where to find a software program that breaks down the Greek grammar of the Textus Receptus And Rules of Textual Criticism, Lower & Higher

The following Question was posed by a follower concerning an article I wrote warning non-Greek-speaking Christians of using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary for Bible word studies  (Which the preface of Strong’s advises against – it provides only generic definitions, not specific to any one verse.). To Understand this question please see: The Problem of Using Strong’s […]

Scripture Index

  Word of God – Jesus’ Preeminence in the NT   Matthew 5:18 – “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets.  I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.  For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by […]

The Whole Armor of God ~ A Short Synopsis

Introduction (Updated ~ September, 2018) For the mature Christian, we understand that we are NOT simply to do the right thing according to God’s word, but to do it the right way, and at the right time – God’s time. The hardest thing for a trained veteran soldier to do is to stand waiting for […]

How does a believer be strong in the Lord?

Introduction The following is a response to a question asked in the comment section regarding my article entitled “Believers do not Pay the Penalty for their Sins, but they May Pay the Consequences” ~ LINK (this is somewhat revised with images added). . . . Comment by Pastor Mike: “How does a believer be strong […]

PART II ~ Where to find software programs that break down the Greek grammar of the Textus Receptus And Rules of Textual Criticism, Lower & Higher (3 Types) – STOP, A large revision will be posted 12/07/2018 –

    The following concerns an article I wrote warning non Greek speaking Christians of using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary for Bible word studies  (Which the preface of Strong’s advises against – it give only generic definitions, not specific to any one verse.).   See: The Problem of Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary ~ Greek Words ~ […]

God, Through a Chicken’s Eyes: Faith*

On one of those lazy sunny summer afternoons, I was sitting in the recliner in our backyard, simply enjoying the calm and pleasant silence. I had opened our chicken’s run and allowed the four of them to free range in our backyard. They happily scratched in the grass, watched over by our dog and two […]

Jesus’ Definition of Salvation ~ Eternal life ~*

Introduction  (Scheduled Release) In defining salvation, I have heard many descriptions, formulas, directions, summations and doctrinal statements.  Over the past 50 years, I have listened to many learned theologians, pastors, and Sunday school teachers wax elegant in attempting to explain what being saved is, and is not.  Heard meaning Liturgical words, terms, and phrases (many times […]

What does God’s Word Really say… Eternal Security & Correct Resources*

Introduction  (Scheduled Release) The aim for any diligent student of God’s Word should be to handle the original languages of both Testaments along with the grammar.  The Old Testament Hebrew is vague, which many times makes this point moot, but the Greek is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, […]

What does God’s Word Really say… “work out your own salvation,” and “grace did more abound”*

Introduction    (Scheduled Release) The aim for any diligent student of God’s Word should be to handle the original languages of both Testaments along with the grammar.   The Old Testament Hebrew is vague, which many times makes this point moot, but the Greek language is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within […]

The Origin of the Curse of Friday the 13th – The Passover*

Introduction (04/13/2018) Friday falls on the 13th of the month only a few times a year, but almost anyone you talk to seems to think that those days are full of bad luck.  If you do a Google word search concerning the origin of the idea that Friday the 13th is unlucky, you’ll find a […]

James Does Not Contradict Paul Regarding Faith*

Introduction (03/28/2018) Unfortunately, due to the fact that many of us do not understand koiné Greek we are unaware of many grammatical principles which alter the understanding of some verses when translated into the English vernacular. In Koiné Greek, verbs ending in “oo” indicate that what is already on the inside – is then displayed […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s

Jesus said, “be not deceived” to Believers. Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 2 ~ A Few Examples*

Introduction (2/2018) In part one of “Figures of Speech” (LINK), we technically defined what “Figures of Speech” are and provided a few dozen examples of the different categories in regards to Figures of Speech. In part 2, we will give you specific examples of Figures of Speech, however, we will start off with a very basic […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction**

Introduction (2/2018) Hermeneutic (how we study the Bible, by what method we interpret it), the study of the methodological principles of Biblical interpretation, is vast in its scope and beyond the intent of this paper. However, due to the nature of this subject matter, it is important to present a caveat by way of an […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 2 – The Cherubim, and the Ensigns of Israel.

  General Introduction* (2017)  What is amazing about the 4 Gospels is that they appear to be quite different from each other – on purpose. The Three, the Synoptic Many great scholars have attempted to create what is referred to as the synoptic (Meaning: “of or forming a general summary,” or in the case of […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 1 – The Design of God

Preface (1/2018) Jesus said as is recorded in John 5:38: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (KJV) Hebrews 10: “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O […]

What Is Your Spiritual Gift – What Is in Your Hands

Text: Exodus 4:1-5 (12/2017) “And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. And he said, Cast it on […]

What does God’s Word Really say… Eternal Security & Resources

Introduction (1/17/2016) The aim for any diligent student of God’s Word should be to handle the original languages of both Testaments along with the grammar.  The Old Testament Hebrew is vague, which many times makes this point moot, but the Greek is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, especially […]

Judging ~ Church Discipline ~ Forgiveness & Turning the Cheek*

Introduction Within our current generation, due to this Ghandi like presentation of Christ, wherein pacifism is the standard; how easy it is to demand that people not use discernment, biblically speaking, judgment; which appears to be so hard-hearted, it appears so unkind. “Let each man stand before his God,” is heard as an excuse to […]

Jesus’ Definition of Salvation ~ Eternal life ~

Introduction In defining salvation, I have heard many descriptions, formulas, directions, summations and doctrinal statements.  Over the past 50 years, I have listened to many learned theologians, pastors, and Sunday school teachers wax elegant in attempting to explain what being saved is, and is not.  Heard meaning Liturgical words, terms, and phrases (many times a benefit […]

Eternal Life vs. Eternal Security ~ What is Salvation?

Introduction After publishing this article I decided to change the name because many people misunderstand Eternal Life when it comes to Eternal Security; some think they are antithetical to each other.  They think that eternal security is a heresy, wherein the opposite is true.   But before addressing the article and the text at hand, please allow […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s Perspective

Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 1 – The Design of God

Preface (Revised – 2/2017) Jesus said as is recorded in John 5:38: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (KJV) Hebrews 10: “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy […]

James Does Not Contradict Paul Regarding Faith*

Introduction (02/10/2017) Unfortunately, due to the fact that many of us do not understand koiné Greek we are unaware of many grammatical principles which alter the understanding of some verses when translated into the English vernacular. In Koiné Greek, verbs ending in “oo” indicate that what is already on the inside – is then displayed […]

The Greek & Hebrew Languages – A Simple Overview (2016)

Greek ~ Genesis 43:13-18               Hebrew ~ Genesis 43:13-18  Introduction (Updated: 07/2016) Both the Hebrew and the Greek have their own particular differences which are utilized by God, and which presents God’s message to man in a diversity of style and effectiveness that complement each other. The Hebrew (Old Testament) language […]

The Rapture and the Second Coming, 2 Events or 1 ~ Compare & Contrast

Introduction* (2017) Regarding the Second Coming, the inconsistencies concerning a single event are staggering, therefore, by necessity, there must be two separate events, with the only answer being the Rapture as one, and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ as the other. One of the arguments of the opponents to the idea of the Rapture is […]

The Origin of the Curse of Friday the 13th – The Passover (01/13/2017)

Introduction Friday falls on the 13th of the month only a few times a year, but almost anyone you talk to seems to think that those days are full of bad luck.  If you do a Google word search concerning the origin of the idea that Friday the 13th is unlucky, you’ll find a lot […]

THE DATE JESUS WAS BORN* (Revised)

Introduction  When was Jesus born?  This is not an attack on Christmas, it is a correction of the traditions of men, yet it is the Savior of this universe that is important, not when men choose to celebrate His birth, please see my conclusion in order to gain a greater understanding of what I mean. […]

What does God’s Word Really say… “work out your own salvation,” and “grace did more abound”*

Introduction The aim for any diligent student of God’s Word should be to handle the original languages of both Testaments along with the grammar.   The Old Testament Hebrew is vague, which many times makes this point moot, but the Greek language is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, especially […]

God, Through a Chicken’s Eyes & Faith

On one of those lazy sunny summer afternoons, I was sitting in the recliner in our backyard, simply enjoying the calm and pleasant silence. I had opened our chicken’s run and allowed the four of them to free range in our backyard. They happily scratched in the grass, watched over by our dog and two […]

A DOG, BURNT HANDS, AND THE CROSS; AND HOW THEY’RE ALL CONNECTED – REVISED*

You might be thinking, what an unusual title for a post; and you would be absolutely correct. Let us see if I can make sense of this enigma in the form of this title. A Dog There was a lady who was quite dismayed that her husband had purchased a new puppy for their baby.  She was painfully […]

What Is Your Spiritual Gift – What Is in Your Hands (Edited 2)

Text: Exodus 4:1-5 (Edited) “And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. And he said, Cast it on […]

Parables & Israel Calling Upon Jesus*

Introduction Parables have often been misunderstood or not taught correctly.  The error was not in the way they are presented but that full and complete information has been missing. A wise scholar once said the problem of the Pharisees was not in their execution of the law, but was instead that they did not go far enough with […]

Judging ~ Church Discipline ~ Forgiveness & Turning the Cheek*

Introduction Within our current generation, due to this Gondi like presentation of Christ, wherein pacifism is the standard; how easy it is to demand that people not use discernment, biblically speaking, judgment; which appears to be so hard-hearted, it appears so unkind. “Let each man stand before his God,” is heard as an excuse to […]

Eternal Life vs. Eternal Security ~ What is Salvation?

Introduction But before addressing the article and the text at hand, please allow me to lay down the foundation in order to better deal with eternal life and those doctrines in which it is a part of, which include statements regarding faith, salvation, Strong’s Concordance & Dictionary in regards to New Testament Greek, and 2 […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 2 ~ A Few Examples*

Introduction In part one of “Figures of Speech” (LINK), we technically defined what “Figures of Speech” are and provided a few dozen examples of the different categories in regards to Figures of Speech. In part 2, we will give you specific examples of Figures of Speech, however, we will start off with a very basic introduction […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction*

Introduction (8/6/16 update) Hermeneutic (how we study the Bible, by what method we interpret it), the study of the methodological principles of Biblical interpretation, is vast in its scope and beyond the intent of this paper. However, due to the nature of this subject matter, it is important to present a caveat by way of […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 1 – The Design of God

Preface (8/2016) Jesus said as is recorded in John 5:38: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (KJV) Hebrews 10: “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O […]

Jesus ~ Our City of Refuge (Original)

“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.”  (Joshua 20:2-3) In this passage we have […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s

Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, […]

Does James Contradict Paul Regarding Faith

Introduction* Unfortunately, due to the fact that many of us do not understand koiné Greek we are unaware of many grammatical principles which alter the understanding of some verses when translated into the English vernacular. In Koiné Greek, verbs ending in “oo” indicate that what is already on the inside – is then displayed on […]

My Puppy is Broken – Sin

I know this may sound like an unusual title for an article, but please bear with me and maybe you’ll see a connection. Due to my occupation at the time and being single, I was unable to own a dog in my mid-30s through my late 40s.  For some people this is no big deal, […]

Christophanies ~ The Old Testament and Jesus

A Christophany is pre-incarnate appearance of Jesus in the Old Testament.  Introduction While some competent scholars may disagree with some of the following; the Theophanies (Theophanies: a visible manifestation of a deity) of Jesus Christ in the Old Testament is an accepted doctrine, beyond dispute based solely upon Scripture. One of the examples which proves that God visited the Earth, […]

What is Christianity?

Question;   “What Does the Word of God Have to Say About What Christianity Is All about?” 1 – Jesus is God (Revised 02/07/2016) John 10:24-33 “Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly. Jesus answered them, I […]

Faith made Simple ~ Biblical Faith ~ Faith Defined

Biblical Faith (02/12/2016) One of the major areas wherein this ministry spends an excess amount of time concerns the subject of Biblical faith, which has more to do with establishing a relationship of trust in God, then understood by many as simply a tool of petition (And there is always a place for petition). This […]

*What does God’s Word Really say… “work out your own salvation,” “grace did more abound,” and Insights into Greek Grammar Resources, as well as Lessons from Kenneth Wuest

Introduction (1/17/2016) The aim for any diligent student of God’s Word should be to handle the original languages of both Testaments along with the grammar.  The Old Testament Hebrew is vague, which many times makes this point moot, but the Greek is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, especially […]

The Rapture and the Second Coming, 2 Events or 1 ~ Compare & Contrast

Introduction (2017) Regarding the Second Coming, the inconsistencies concerning a single event are staggering, therefore, by necessity there must be two separate events, with the only answer being the Rapture as one, and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ as the other. One of the arguments of the opponents to the idea of the Rapture […]

THE DATE JESUS WAS BORN* (Revised)

Introduction  When was Jesus born?  This is not an attack on Christmas, it is a correction of the traditions of men, yet it is the Savior of this universe that is important, not when men choose to celebrate His birth, please see my conclusion in order to gain a greater understanding of what I mean. […]

The Reason for the Season – JESUS

Introduction Due to the corruption of the fallen nature of man, he is a sinner at birth, and no matter what will continue to be a sinner until the day he dies. This is the first fact that we must deal with before going any further in regards to our fellowship with God the Father […]

Eternal Security Series – Part 2 – Salvation, Repentance, Confession, and Sin Defined

Series Introduction The following article is Part 2 of a series concerning what many refer to as “Eternal Security.”   The term “Eternal Security” is not found in the Bible.  It is a man-made term to describe the teaching that “Once a Christian is saved, they are always saved” – which by its very definition is […]

Eternal Security Series – Part 1 – Galatians 5 – “those that do such things…”

Series Introduction The subject which is referred to as “Eternal Security” has brought major division within Christianity as a whole, whereas some denominations support this doctrine and others deny it. It is a religious doctrine (Meaning: “A teaching of the church”) that many point to and state it was not taught by the church fathers, which […]

The Holy Bible – The Word of God

This book contains the mind of God, the state of man, the way of salvation, the doom of sinners and that happiness of believers. Its doctrines are holy, its precepts are binding, its histories are true, and its decisions are immutable. Read it to be wise, believe it to be safe and practice it to […]

Who & What to Trust Encyclopedia (2015)

– Who & What to Trust Encyclopedia (01-2016) Be sure to click on “Enable Edit” after opening the downloaded document in order for it to present with its pages and page numbers correctly.  The above link is to a downloadable copy of a word document which is a 88 page concise research dictionary and encyclopedia […]

The Prophecy of the Exact Day when the Messiah would Arrive the First Time ~ A Short Synopsis

Introduction One of the most unusual verses found in the New Testament is Luke 19:42-44, where Jesus holds the people accountable for not recognizing the day that the Messiah would come to Israel.   In the King James version of this passage, what is not seen in the English is the imperative that is in […]

What Is Your Spiritual Gift – What Is in Your Hands (Edited)

Text: Exodus 4:1-5 (Edited) “And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. And he said, Cast it on […]

Eternal Life vs. Eternal Security ~ What is Salvation?

Introduction After publishing this article I decided to change the name because many people misunderstand Eternal Life when it comes to Eternal Security; some think they are antithetical to each other.  They think that eternal security is a heresy, wherein the opposite is true.   But before addressing the article and the text at hand, please allow […]

A Gun, a Dog, Burnt Hands, and the Cross; and How they’re All Connected*

You might be thinking, what an unusual title for a post; and you would be absolutely correct. Let us see if I can make sense of this enigma in the form of a title. Prelude If you hate guns please continue, we do not need to agree about guns for this article to hold a truth regarding the cross […]

Judging ~ Church Discipline ~ Forgiveness & Turning the Cheek (Notable Work)

Introduction Within our current generation, due to this Gondi like presentation of Christ, wherein pacifism is the standard; how easy it is to demand that people not use discernment, biblically speaking, judgment; which appears to be so hard-hearted, it appears so unkind. “Let each man stand before his God,” is heard as an excuse to […]

Jesus ~ Our City of Refuge

Introduction Perhaps one of the more baffling statements that Jesus made is found in John 5:39, which states: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” The term used in the New Testament “Scriptures“, referred directly to the Old Testament which included the […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 2 ~ A Few Examples*

Introduction In part one of “Figures of Speech” (LINK), we technically defined what “Figures of Speech” are and provided a few dozen examples of the different categories in regards to Figures of Speech. In part 2, we will give you specific examples of Figures of Speech, however we will start off with a very basic introduction […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction *

Introduction (8/6/16 update) Hermeneutic (how we study the Bible, by what method we interpret it) , the study of the methodological principles of Biblical interpretation, is vast in its scope and beyond the intent of this paper. However, due to the nature of this subject matter it is important to present a caveat by way […]

Reasons For Faith ~ Part 4 ~ Sin & The Power of God to Use Evil & The Bema Seat

Introduction One of the age-old questions is: “If God exists, and as the Bible says He is a good God is righteous, how can He allow evil to transpire within His creation as seen in the widespread wickedness that man has committed upon man.” Love My common reply is that God allows evil because of […]

Reasons for Faith ~ Part 3 ~ Romans 8:28

Introduction (Edited – This was published unedited, sorry) As we have articulated many times, biblical faith (See Footnote #1) has more to do with trusting that God is in total control of the believer’s life, rather than the assumption that faith is mainly a tool for getting what is desired. There is always a place for petition […]

Short & Sweet – Romans 8:28

Introduction (Edited – This was published unedited, sorry) As we have articulated many times, biblical faith (See Footnote #1) has more to do with trusting that God is in total control of the believer’s life, rather than the assumption that faith is mainly a tool for getting what is desired. There is always a place for petition […]

Parables & Israel Calling Upon Jesus*

Introduction Parables have often been misunderstood or not taught correctly.  The error was not in the way they are presented but that full and complete information has been missing. A wise scholar once said the problem of the Pharisees was not in their execution of the law, but was instead that they did not go far enough with […]

What is Christianity?

Question;   “What Does the Word of God Have to Say About What Christianity Is All about?” (07/25/2014) 1 – Jesus is God John 10:24-33 “Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly. Jesus answered them, I […]

Reasons For Faith ~ Part 1 ~ The ABC’s

Introduction to this Series The following is part one of a series entitled, “Reasons for Faith.” The premise of this series is based upon Romans 10:17 which states, “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” Part One – “So Then“ We should notice that this verse begins with the two […]

Reasons for Faith ~ Part 2 ~ Coincidence

Introduction to this Series The following is part one of a series entitled, “Reasons for Faith.” The premise of this series is based upon Romans 10:17 which states, “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God“ Part One – “So Then“ We should notice that this verse begins with the […]

Does James Contradict Paul Regarding Faith

Introduction Unfortunately, due to the fact that many of us do not understand koiné Greek we are  unaware of many grammatical principles which alter the understanding of some verses when translated into the English vernacular. In Koiné Greek, verbs ending in “oo” indicate that what is already on the inside – is then displayed on […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 2 ~ A Few Examples*

Introduction (2/2018) In part one of “Figures of Speech” (LINK), we technically defined what “Figures of Speech” are and provided a few dozen examples of the different categories in regards to Figures of Speech. In part 2, we will give you specific examples of Figures of Speech, however, we will start off with a very basic […]

God & Irony ~ The Plaques of Egypt

God and His Sense of Humor One of the things I love about God, that can be seen in His Word; is that He has a sense of humor, sometimes displayed in irony, or even what we would refer to as sarcasm. Most of time when people utilize sarcasm is because they do not have a […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s

Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s

Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s

Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, […]

Faith Bible Ministries Blog ~ An Online Study of the Bible

“So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” ~~~~~~ This online Bible study series addresses primary New Testament words in their original language - Koinè Greek - as opposed to mainly using the English translations; which is like adding color to a black-and-white picture.

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"So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God"