Using assumptions, some have concocted some nine conflicting calendars. The preservation of the oracles has not been entrusted to the church but to the Jews.
Martin Collins, analyzing the differences between the offerings of Cain and Abel, emphasizes that failure to obey the command specifically requiring a livestock offering rather than produce from already-cursed ground (Genesis 3:17) disqualified Cain's offering. The observation that Cain's countenance fell suggests that he had …
God is pleased to save those who humble themselves, allowing Him to perform a mighty work through them, and putting everyone in debt to Him.
The Bible abounds in metaphors of warfare, indicating that the Christian's walk will be characterized by stress, sacrifice, and deprivation in building faith.
All of God's people should be watchmen like Habakkuk, living continually by faith, discerning, listening to, and responding to God's instructions.
Everything that we go through has been engineered by God. We are His workmanship, created for good works, a response to the faith He has given us.
God protected Enoch from death so he could teach Noah, providing the godly instruction that Methuselah and Lamech (Noah's grandfather and father) failed to give.
The Bible does not explicitly reveal what prompted Cain's actions, but there is a possibility that is worth considering as to why he acted as he did.
The stories of Cain, Balaam, and Korah help us to understand Jude's urgent warning to the church for all time. These men's ways are continually repeated.
The New Covenant sacrifices are far more demanding than the Old Covenant sacrifices. But there are poignant lessons to be learned from animal sacrifices.
Two theories try to deny the Creator God: the Big Bang Theory and Darwin's theory of the Origin of the Species. We can deduce God's presence from His creation.
Cain represents religion and worship on a person's own terms, according to his own priorities, rather than according to God's instruction.
The seven 'I will' promises Got made to Abraham were truly foundational promises, impacting the lives of multiple billions of people up to the present day.
Commitment to a course of action is essential for physical or spiritual success. Faith motivates and sustains right action, protecting us from the yo-yo like fits of starting and stopping. Shallow or incomplete faith is contrasted with complete or mature faith. Our simple faith must transform into mature or enduring faith, which …
Jesus Christ has full control of the church. Everything of consequence, including the development of our character, is engineered by Him.