As I read commentaries on this passage, I was struck by the sheer volume of information available and the multitude of views on eschatology that were being presented. One could study these passages and try to figure out the “who-what-where-when-why” of Bible prophecy. It also struck me that a person could read these chapters, and … More Don’t miss the main point of Ezekiel 38-39
1 John 3:11-15 For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous. Do … More Sign of new life
But when they came to the nations, wherever they came, they profaned my holy name, in that people said of them, ‘These are the people of the Lord, and yet they had to go out of his land.’ But I had concern for my holy name, which the house of Israel had profaned among the nations … More When God acts for the sake of His name
In part of our passage for today, Job 13:13-1,9 Job basically declares his faith in God: “Keep silent and let me speak; then let come to me what may. Why do I put myself in jeopardy and take my life in my hands? Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will … More Can I say, “Yet I will hope in Him?”
See how great a love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God. 1 John 3:1 John Piper, in a sermon,”The Depth of Christ’s Love: Its Lavish Benefits” Not only did it cost him his Son to save us from sin and death and hell (John 3:16; 1 John … More How great a love!
John 10:25-28 but you do not believe because you are not part of my flock. My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. John Piper, from a sermon, “Jesus Is … More Being his sheep is why you believe.
Throughout the Old Testament, God compares His people to sheep. Psa.78:52 …He led forth His own people like sheep and guided them in the wilderness like a ﬂock Psa. 95:7 …He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand. Is. 53:6 All of us like sheep have gone … More When shepherds don’t care for the sheep