Posts Tagged '2 Corinthians'

Take Up Your Cross October 26th 2014

The geographical path of Christ’s death

(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.) (Ephesians 4:9-10 KJV)

These scripture verses contain a geographical path or map of Jesus Christ’s physical death upon the cross to His ascension unto the throne with God in heaven.  Not only does ...

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Take Up Your Cross October 19th 2014

Is the Truth of His Word penned upon your heart?

Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart. (2 Corinthians 3:3 KJV)

Paul was declaring his ministry of Truth of God’s Word, Spirit, and grace contrasted against the Old Testament Law. God appointed him to be an apostle in this New ...

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Take Up Your Cross October 11th 2014

Are you trying to mix oil and water?

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? (2 Corinthians 6:14 KJV)

This verse speaks of important doctrine that many have trouble understanding; in biblical times and today.  Paul used common or ordinary yoked animals as an illustration in learning this important truth.  Those who do much farming would certainly understand what problems would surface if they yoked ...

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Walking by Faith

“And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward: But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea.” ( Exodus 14:15-16) 

God provides awesome protection for each of His own children, just as He provided for the Israelites at the Red Sea to ...

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New Life in Christ

 

There is a new life associated with accepting the truly free gospel of Jesus Christ.  This newness of life is the key to building our new house on earth solidly in Christ!

 

He hands us the keys to open all rooms in this new house: the living room, dining room, kitchen, attic, and basement. These holy keys open every drawer, cabinet, and appliance, turn on the water, heat, and lights. His gospel totally reshapes lives of new believers in ...

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