Tag Archive | Jesus
God wants fellowship with us, but our shame guilt and fear causes us to withdraw from his presence, when all he wants is a relationship. God has a problem: how does he overcome our fear?
Are you a fan of Jesus, or a follower? A fan can sit in the stands and do the wave. A follower gets out on the field, gets dirty and bruised. No place to play it safe when you are called to serve Jesus:
“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you… Remember the word that I said to you, ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you…” John 15:18-20
God does not choose to save everyone or give to everyone the gift of faith. God is the sovereign judge of humanity, and chooses to reveal himself to some and not to others. Atheists are not atheists because they do not believe; atheists do not believe because God as hidden himself from them.
Victorious Eschatology/Second Edition Harold R. Eberle (Author), Martin Trench (Author), Paul Jones (Illustrator) Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be […]
Jesus is more Jewish than You. He kept kosher food laws, tithed to the Temple and was a prophet to the nation, just like Jeremiah.
The Only Way to Know Truth and To Know God in Himself is to Receive Revelation: GOD revealing himself as he understands himself to us in a way that we can understand. God can’t be known by natural means, and can only be understood in the relationship of love.