The receiving of God's Spirit is for God's creative effort in our lives. God's Spirit transforms us from a state of destruction into a state of purity.
Water has great metaphorical significance on the Last Great Day of the Feast, symbolizing God's Holy Spirit given without measure.
One of the most marvelous gifts God has given humanity is water—having both physical and spiritual dimensions, serving as the symbol of God's Spirit.
John Ritenbaugh focuses upon the pouring out of water as a symbol of the pouring out of God's Holy Spirit during the Second Resurrection. The vast majority of people who have lived on this earth have never heard the true Gospel of God's Kingdom. God, not willing that any should perish, has a timetable, carefully calculated to …
Are millions lost because they never heard the name of Christ? What about infants who died? Are the doors forever shut on those born into false religion?
Trees provide living illustrations of godly behavior that will prepare Christians to partake of the Tree of Life in God's Kingdom.
The myriad opinions of the crowd concerning Jesus were all conditioned from their perspectives and traditions, but hardly ever from God's perspective.
In the typology of the four living creatures (Revelation 4:6-8) lies the foundation for understanding the gospels as four representations of the same Life.
The frightful conditions during the 1st century are typical of the times ahead. To weather these circumstances, we need the encouragement of Hebrews.
God calls Israel a seed of highest quality, but she turned into a degenerate vine, bearing bitter fruit, rejecting God and relying on her own resources.
We must understand Jesus' words about being born again from a spiritual perspective. Interpreting His symbols physically obscures necessary truths.