Hello friends. I wrote this today after a short window of time in which I heard from several different Christians that we aren’t perfect, and aren’t meant to be perfect. While I understand that sentiment, I would like to explain why true believers in Christ have been made perfect as far as our legal standing… Continue reading We Are Called to Be Perfect, and Why That Can Be Either Bad or Good News
Here is not-your-average-sermon about Noah and the ark, based on the Bible, not sentiment. If you listen to podcasts or sermons I think this is one of those you'll want to hear. Let me know if you listened and what you thought! https://sermons.faithlife.com/sermons/737873-wrath-and-grace-genesis-6:9-8:22
The short answer is: No, we are not told that in Scripture. First of all, I should say I believe the "book of life" is a symbol of a spiritual reality. In other words, I don't believe there is a literal book, but some might believe that, and that's okay. Revelation 3:5 never says God… Continue reading Are names ever blotted out of the book of life?
Here are both of the genealogies of Jesus given to us by Matthew and Luke, showing both Mary and Joseph's lineage. Similar to Adam, Jesus had no earthly biological father, and in that way both Jesus and Adam could be called "sons of God." Yet just like the rest of humanity, Jesus was a real… Continue reading The Genealogies of Jesus, in Luke and Matthew