As future priests, we are going to be given rigorous, hands-on jobs to teach people righteousness and holiness, distinguishing between the sacred and profane.
Because we would die from exposure to God's glory, the name of God, reflecting His characteristics, is the only way we can approach God.
Wouldn't it be great if we received a call from a favorite singer or movie personality, or perhaps even the President, who invited us to join his or her entourage?
The attributes of the 144,000 in Revelation 7 and 14 are found in prophecies of Israel, indicating that a humbled remnant of Israel will turn to God.
The identity of the 144,000 in Revelation has long been a source of controversy. However, when we let the Bible interpret itself, the answer is plain!
In Hebrews, we learn that Jesus is the only- begotten Son, creator and heir of all things, the express image of God's person, and has purged our sins.
Pentecost forces us to stand out from the crowd, separated as firstfruits for sanctification and holiness. God has called us to be different.
We are being fitted as lively stones into an already formed Kingdom, being conformed to the image of Christ, who has been designated as the Cornerstone.
John Ritenbaugh contends that our pilgrimage began with our calling and ends with our destination in the Kingdom of God as members of His Royal Priesthood. It seems to have been God's choice to call foolish, base, and despised individuals to confound the wise and mighty. Fortunately, God did not abandon our forbears in their …
In the the Third Commandment, God's name describes His character, attributes, and nature. If we bear God's name, we must reflect His image and His character.