Know Your Enemy: the Devil and his many names

Know Your Enemy: the Devil and his many names

Names Description Scripture Reference Accuser Opposes believers before God Revelation 12:10 Adversary Against Believers 1 Peter 5:8 Beelzebul Lord of the Flies Matthew 12:24 Belial Worthless 2 Corinthians 6:15 Devil Slanderer Matthew 4:1 Dragon Destructive Revelation 12:3,7,9 Enemy Opponenet Matthew 13:28 Evil One Intrinsically Evil John 17:15 God of this World Influences the thinking of …

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Observations from Luke’s Introduction to the Gospel

Observations from Luke’s Introduction to the Gospel

Luke 1:1-4 (NKJV) 1 Inasmuch as many have taken in hand to set in order a narrative of those things which have been fulfilled among us, 2 just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word delivered them to us, 3 it seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all …

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Scriptural promises of God’s Presence

Scriptural promises of God’s Presence

  Exodus 33:14 Numbers 6:24, 26 Isaiah 24:23 Isaiah 41:10 Isaiah 43:1 Isaiah 43:2 Habakkuk 2:14 Haggai 1:13 Haggai 2:5 Zechariah 2:10 Matthew 28:20 Luke 24:49 Hebrews 13:5 James 4:8 Deuteronomy 32:36 1 Chronicles 28:9 Song of Solomon 2:16 Song of Solomon 7:10 Song of Solomon 8:7 Hosea 2:19 1 Samuel 12:22 1 Chronicles 28:9 …

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Scriptural Promises related to Salvation

Scriptural Promises related to Salvation

  Genesis 45:7, 8 Numbers 21:8 2 Samuel 22:26–28 Psalm 72:4 Ezekiel 34:12 Romans 8:32 Romans 11:26, 27 Exodus 12:13 Leviticus 17:11 1 Samuel 14:6 1 Chronicles 28:9 Isaiah 43:25 Isaiah 45:22 Jeremiah 3:22 Ezekiel 11:19, 20 Hosea 14:4 Joel 2:32 Zechariah 9:16 Matthew 1:21 Matthew 10:32 Matthew 16:18 Matthew 16:25 Mark 8:35 Luke 5:32 …

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For Whom Did Jesus Die? (Particular Redemption)

For Whom Did Jesus Die? (Particular Redemption)

Our thanks to 3rd Millenium Ministries for the below…  In Reformed theology we affirm the doctrine of definite atonement, which is sometimes called particular redemption, effective atonement or limited atonement (“limited” is not in reference to the power or value of Jesus’ death, but in reference to the number of people for whom Christ purchased salvation). Definite atonement is to be …

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Irresistible Grace: When God Makes an Offer You Can’t Refuse

Irresistible Grace: When God Makes an Offer You Can’t Refuse

The Doctrine of Irresistible Grace (http://theopedia.com) “Those who obtain the new birth do so, not because they wanted to obtain it, but because of the sovereign discriminating grace of God. That is, men are overcome by grace, not finally because their consciences were more tender or their faith more tenacious than that of other men. …

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A Little Chat About Depravity

A Little Chat About Depravity

The natural state of man is total depravity; that is man’s nature is crippled by sin. So much so that he is incapable of seeking God. This is a topic that is not accepted by many, especially by those who have embraced a works based righteousness and, most especially, those who insist that they will …

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