Denying the Lord Who Bought Them

But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.2 Peter 2:1 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Even denying the Lord who …

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The Two-Fold Atonement

If Christ is not raised, your faith is vain; you are still in your sins.1 Corinthians 15:17 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Paul makes a surprising claim. If Jesus Christ is not risen and alive, we Christians are still in our sins. Wait, what about that hymn, "What can …

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Why a Kinsman?

I was asked a question today. “If GOD is all-loving then why can't he just forgive Satan?” Now that is a deep question! That requires lots of heavy study. I am going to try to sum it up succinctly, but will not show all of its points, nor develop them fully. Let’s start at the …

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He Did it All

When He had by Himself purged our sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.Heb 1:3b — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) When He had by Himself purged our sins. This sentence has a significant meaning. Most times we might just pass by it. Continuing …

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It’s the Resurrection

Now if Christ is preached that He rose from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?1 Corinthians 15:12–19 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) This is a perfect subject to discuss given this time of year. Just as Paul transitions from …

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The Wages of Sin

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.Romans 6:23 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) The wages of sin is death. It's that simple. Think about what Paul is saying. Understanding this critical point is a foundation for …

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