Tag: Jesus

  • Judgement?

    Judgement?

    Some years ago, some people came up to Jesus and asked him about cause and effect. They were wondering if the people who had died in a recent building collapse were worse sinners than those who died a natural death. Jesus’ response played down the manner of the physical death and drew attention to the […]

  • The Word of God and the Salvation of our Spirit, Soul and Body

    The Word of God and the Salvation of our Spirit, Soul and Body

    The Power of the Word of God Jesus is the Word of God (John 1:1). It is His word that saves us (Matthew 8, Mark 4 and Luke 12) as it is sown into our lives by those who preach the gospel to us (Romans 10:14-17).  It is His DNA that is in His word so […]

  • He Who Overcomes, Part 2: A way to interpret Revelation

    He Who Overcomes, Part 2: A way to interpret Revelation

    Some people say Revelation is purely symbolic. Some people say it is literal. Personally I consider most of the images of Revelation open to a literal interpretation, i.e. it was literally what events on earth looked like from the vantage point of heaven to a human transported there (i.e. John). John is in the third […]

  • Revelation 12 and the great casting down

    Revelation 12 and the great casting down

    “Up from the grave He rose with a mighty triumph over His foes!”  The words of the old hymn reflect a theme which is well known, that of Jesus’ triumph over the devil when He rose again.  So here is another take on it inspired by studying Revelation 12 (as part of my ongoing study […]

  • Word Study – “Worry”

    Word Study – “Worry”

    Based on Grasping God’s Word Assignment 9-2 What is the Greek word μεριμναο translated “worry” in Matthew 6:25? Strong’s Number: 3309 Greek transliterated word for 3309: merimnao Used in the NT 19 times. New American Standard (NAS) Word Usage – Total: 19 (Taken from Bible Study Tools website, 2013).  The NAS translates the Greek word μεριμναο transliterated merimnao into the following […]