ArchiveMarch 2014

The Difference between Sin and Sins and God’s Provision for Both

Since believing in the Lord Jesus and receiving His life, have you tried very hard to live a sinless life, only to be disappointed? The harder you try, the less you succeed. Perhaps you’ve even doubted your salvation altogether, or thought you lost it. Rest assured: once you’re saved, you’re saved eternally. Yet a question may still loom in your mind, “If I’m a Christian, why can’t I stop sinning...

Quote of the Week: The Glorious Church

“When we believe in Him, we receive His life. We all become God’s sons, and as such, we all belong to God. Because we have this life within us, as men we can be entrusted by God to fulfill His purpose.”

Letting the Word of God Dwell in You Richly—the Pattern of Stephen

In Acts 6, the apostles looked for seven well-attested men to serve in the daily dispensing of material to supply the needy believers. Among the seven they appointed was a man named Stephen—a man the Bible says was full of faith, the Holy Spirit, grace, and power, and who did great wonders and signs among the people. Verses 9 and 10 tell us that some Jews from the synagogue and various others...

The Difference Between “Believing In” and “Believing Into” Jesus in John 3:16

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that every one who believes into Him would not perish, but would have eternal life.” Have you ever wondered why John 3:16 in the New Testament Recovery Version says “believes into Him” instead of “believes in Him?” The New Testament was written in Greek, the common language in the land at the time. In the original Greek, in and into...

Three Greek Words for Life in the New Testament and How They Apply to Us

What does the New Testament mean when it says “life”? For instance, when the Lord Jesus said in John 10:10, “I have come that they may have life and may have it abundantly,” what did He mean? Did He mean He would help us to have a better human life, that He would enrich our life, or improve our life? If we want to know what the New Testament means by “life,” we need to look at the word as it...

What Is the Human Spirit According to the Bible?

As one who has believed in Christ, have you ever wondered, “How can I get to know the Lord Jesus more? How can I know Him in my daily life?” The Lord has provided a wonderful answer. The answer is our human spirit. Our human spirit is the key to experiencing Christ and to living a normal Christian life. When we believed in Christ, we received forgiveness of our sins, and we were delivered from...

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