Faithful labor

Recompense for Faithful Labor

RECOMPENSE FOR FAITHFUL LABOR “For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done.” —Matthew 16:27 “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be paid … Read More

end time unity

End-Time Unity

END-TIME UNITY Institutional Christianity has divided over the years into many denominations and sects. At times over the course of history, these divisions have led to bloody conflict. We act with a little more civility than that these days, but our spiritual differences are still a problem. We are supposed to spread the gospel, yet … Read More

Bible Interpretation

Outline of Interpretive Methodology

OUTLINE OF INTERPRETIVE METHODOLOGY This book utilizes an objective interpretive method. Subjectivity (personal interpretation) is not capable of obtaining truth from the Bible. Truth is objective and only comes through divine revelation. Our freedoms, free will, and choices have nothing to do with finding truth. The goal of this book is to identify divine truths … Read More

Salvation verb tenses

Verb Tenses of Salvation

VERB TENSES OF SALVATION The following passages describe salvation timing based upon past or present tense spiritual salvation language, or utilize future tense salvation language describing the resurrection of the dead. Some passages describe both types salvation – spiritual salvation and salvation through bodily resurrection. Present = focus on past/present spiritual salvation Future = focus … Read More

End Time Passages

Groupings of Key End-time Passages

Christ inheriting the whole earth: ·       Psalm 2:8 ·       Romans 4:13 ·       Galatians 3:16 ·       Colossians 1:16 ·       Hebrews 1:2; 2:10 The inheritance theme: ·       Genesis 15:7; 17:5–8 ·       1 Chronicles 29:14–18 ·       Psalm 2:8; 37:29; 105:6–11; 115:16 ·       Isaiah 45:18 ·       Ezekiel 47:13–23; 48:29 ·       Matthew 5:5; 19:27–29 ·       Romans 4:13–18; 8:16–17; 15:8–9 ·       … Read More