Mat 5:12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. (ESVST) Why do we read this verse in its negative contrast? What I mean is why do we say that the reward is conditional on the suffering? Here is another question: why do … Continue reading Rewards in Heaven???
John 3:36The Message (MSG) 34-36 “The One that God sent speaks God’s words. And don’t think he rations out the Spirit in bits and pieces. The Father loves the Son extravagantly. He turned everything over to him so he could give it away—a lavish distribution of gifts. That is why whoever accepts and trusts the Son … Continue reading Storing up wrath!
Jesus didn't die to save us FROM God. Just let that sink in for a second. Maybe read it again. Go ahead, it is OK to read it again. Do you know that the teaching of the western "church" since about 1000 AD and institutionalized in the reformation is that Jesus died to save us … Continue reading Paradigm Shift