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Bible Truths to Ponder
In Matthew 27:51-53, it states that the bodies of many deceased holy believers were raised from the dead at the time of Jesus’ resurrection and that they came back into the holy city and appeared alive in full view of many eyewitnesses.
Mark 8:38 ‘For whoever is ashamed of Me and My Words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will likewise be ashamed of him when He returns in His Father’s Glory with the holy angels (on Judgment Day).’
Psalm 19 is a revelatory hymn about how God makes Himself known. The first half personifies the creation as declaring and proclaiming its Creator.
The Lord Jesus refers to himself in the Gospels almost 90 times as “the Son of Man.”
***The Son of Man = God’s Man who also just happens to be Man’s God. ***
– If you knew how much care the Son of God took in custom designing and creating you as a unique human image of God, you would be amazed in Him.
– If you knew how galactically huge the universe is, and that our little planet is spiraling through space at hundreds of thousands of miles per hour as this globe spins at 1,000 miles/hour, and that you are just a minute speck that the Lord personally blesses every moment, you would hugely respect Him.
– If you knew that your every breath and heartbeat is governed by Christ Jesus from his throne of majesty in heaven, you would be overwhelmed with holy fearsome reverence.
How Perfect and Sinless and Undiminished in OmniPotency is the Holy Bible? Apostle Paul refers to God’s written word as ‘Sacred Writings’, ‘Holy Scriptures’. Scripture refers to God’s incarnate Word Jesus as ‘Holy One’, ‘Righteous One’, ‘ without sin’.
Now the earth which the Godhead created was undefined and unrefined, and darkness was over the surface of the deep (waters covering submerged land masses). And the Spirit of God breezed/propelled/swept/shimmered over the waters.
The Apostle Gospel of His Royal Majesty Jesus the First in Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts: God’s Greatest Global Announcement Ever! This is what is written: His Majesty King Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance along with sin-forgiveness will be proclaimed in My Name to all nations.
Heaven is constant holy delight and joy without end – 100% pure immeasurable pleasure. Hell is relentless horrific agony and misery escalating in acuteness – 100% intolerable unbearable pain.
Revelation is a challenging message direct from God Himself. Some essential genre-context exegetic factors crucial in proper Heaven-intended interpretation: *Revelation is for all people all places all times.
Two people fell into a deep mine shaft. Laying at the bottom of the dark pit, they both had suffered multiple limb and skull fractures, broken ribs and painful internal injuries. With no food, water, light or ability to sit or stand up, the situation was desperate and life-threatening. Time was running out.
Without faith, it is impossible to please God, because everyone who comes to Him must believe that He is (exists), and is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
When the Bible speaks, God speaks. The Book of Hebrews quotes heavily from the Old Testament to prove conclusively that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Himself.
God as Trinity — One Being and Essence expressed in three personages of distinct identity.
With the mysteries of God and His hidden ways, Job-like suffering, living in a broken cursed world of fallen people, prolonged ongoing unfulfilled prayers, the relationship is the resolution.
The Holy Spirit is our closest Friend. He is power endower, onboard personal navigator, resident life coach, perpetual encourager, sin restrainer.