Archive for April 26, 2012
1 John 5:13 reads, “These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.”
Many people wonder if they are going to heaven when they die. Some may act like they don’t care but deep in their hearts, they are trembling in fear. No on has exact knowledge of what happens after death. We can speculate as much as we want, but we have never died before. We can read More >
The Israelites in the wilderness were continually exposed to change. Whenever the pillar stayed its motion, the tents were pitched; but tomorrow, ere the morning sun had risen, the trumpet sounded, the ark was in motion, and the fiery, cloudy pillar was leading the way through the narrow defiles of the mountain, up the hill side, or along the arid waste of the wilderness. They had scarcely time to rest a little before they heard the sound of “Away! this is not your rest; you must still be onward journeying towards Canaan!” They were never long in one place. Even More >
In Matthew 27:27, the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole Roman cohort around Him.
Usually when a person is declared innocent, they go through the process of being released. In this case, Jesus, being declared innocent, is going through the process of being prepared for His execution by crucifixion. A cohort could be equal to 300-600 Roman soldiers. Those are a lot of soldiers need to crucify a legally declared innocent man. It is shocking to see how far people will go for their unbelief in and hatred for God. Just a few weeks ago, about 20,000 people gathered More >
It seems then, that Christians may forget Christ! There could be no need for this loving exhortation, if there were not a fearful supposition that our memories might prove treacherous. Nor is this a bare supposition: it is, alas! too well confirmed in our experience, not as a possibility, but as a lamentable fact. It appears almost impossible that those who have been redeemed by the blood of the dying Lamb, and loved with an everlasting love by the eternal Son of God, should forget that gracious Saviour; but, if startling to the ear, it is, alas! too apparent to More >