The Rapture (Part 2) – What it Is

From the previous post we learned for whom the rapture is inended tobenefit. It is a body called the church. A proper ecclesiology is a necessary foundation to understanding the rapture. Let us now explore what the rapture is. "Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God. Believe also in Me. In My …

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Homeborn Servants and Sons

Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin. Now a slave does not remain in the house forever, but a son remains forever.John 8:34–35 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Not having a full understanding of the Torah hinders us Gentiles. …

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Whoever Drinks

Jesus said to her, “Everyone who drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water that I shall give him will become in him a well of water springing up into eternal life.”John 4:13–14 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; …

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I Will Not Leave You Fatherless

“I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that bears no fruit, He takes away. And every branch that bears fruit, He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean through the word which I have spoken to you. Remain in Me, as I also …

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What Sign do You Show Us?

Then the Jews said to Him, “What sign do You show us, seeing that You do these things?”Jesus answered them, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.”John 2:18–19 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) We arrive upon this seen after Jesus has just cleared the …

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Where I Am Going, You Cannot Come

Again, Jesus said to them, “I am going away, and you will seek Me, and you will die in your sins. Where I am going, you cannot come.”John 8:21 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) That simple truth is a stumbling block for many. Jesus said it to the very …

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Jesus has been Gifted Everything

For as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son gives life to whom He will. The Father judges no one, but has committed all judgment to the Son, that all men should honor the Son, just as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does …

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He’s a Good, Good Father.

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep. But he who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep, and runs away. So the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them. The hired hand …

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