Restoring Righteousness

Heaven must receive him until the time comes for God to restore everything, as he promised long ago through his holy prophets. ((Acts 3:21 NIV) The relationship between God and humankind was disrupted in the Garden (Genesis 3). There were consequences related to that disruption, and steps have been taken by God to restore thatContinue reading Restoring Righteousness

The Mountain of the Lord

“This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills, and all nations will stream to it. Many peoples will come and say, “Come, let us goContinue reading The Mountain of the Lord

Can Righteousness Be Legislated?

As I observe how far right evangelical Christians react or respond to President Trump I became troubled in my spirit. I’m concerned that people are being turned away from Christ and the Christian Faith because of the unacceptable behavior and rhetoric often displayed by the President and evangelicals.  Although I believe that God is using the PresidentContinue reading Can Righteousness Be Legislated?

The Blood of Jesus Justifies

Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him!  (Romans 5:9) Wrath, Righteousness and Justification A holy God, a good God, cannot be true to himself and tolerate the presence of evil in his creation forever. God hates sin and it’s consequences andContinue reading The Blood of Jesus Justifies

God Shows No Partiality

For God does not show favoritism. Romans 2:11 We live in a society that is quick to judge and condemn others.  Yet, God shows no partiality (Rom. 2:11). Peter said in Acts 10:34-35: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts from every nation the one who fears himContinue reading God Shows No Partiality

Living By Faith Not Fear

“The righteous will live by faith.” (Romans 1:17) These are truly days when we need to have our faith strengthened, when we need to know God is with us and will never leave nor forsake us (Deuteronomy 31:6, 8). God intended for His righteous ones to live by faith. The phrase “the righteous shall liveContinue reading Living By Faith Not Fear