Only Begotten

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. Jesus says He is “his only begotten Son”. God has many sons in the scriptures, the angels, Israel, and the saved, but Christ is “his only begotten.” We, as … More Only Begotten

But I Went

Galatians 1:17 Neither went I up to Jerusalem to them which were apostles before me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus. Interesting verse. In this verse, first Jerusalem, then Arabia, and finally Damascus are mentioned. A trinity. Jerusalem, Arabia, and Damascus play a prominent place in history: in the past, in … More But I Went

To Save Sinners

1 Timothy 1:15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. The apostle Paul proclaims “that Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners…” He uses himself as his example because, as he says, of all the sinners, … More To Save Sinners

Not Of Works

Eph 2:9 Not of works, lest any man should boast. “Not of works”. A definition of grace? Works and grace; opposites. Just as water and oil don’t mix, neither do works and grace. For those of us who understand the gospel, we realize we are totally indebted to grace and to God. No merit we bring; … More Not Of Works

To Save Sinners…

1 Tim 2:15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. Odd that God would save sinners and do it in a way that required so much effort and sacrifice. Think about it? Why not save the righteous? Surely … More To Save Sinners…