Tag: punishment

  • Biblical Principle #18: All Sin Must be Punished

    Biblical Principles List Principle Every sin must be punished. Explanation Sin is unrighteousness. That is, to behave in a way which is inconsistent with GOD’s intended design. GOD’s just-ness requires that every unrighteous action is punished. When GOD sets a boundary, He makes that boundary clear and anyone who crosses it, intentionally or unintentionally becomes…

  • How Can I Know if I’m Saved?

    “How can I know if I am saved?” There is perhaps no more important question. Ultimately, the only opinion that truly matters is GOD’s, for He is our Creator, Sustainer and Judge. So we shall look to Him for answers. Here are three simple, yet weighty questions a person should ask themselves when trying to…

  • Church Notes: The Wrath of GOD

    These are my notes from our 12/30/2012 church meeting. As I update this post on 6/7/2014, my understanding regarding many of the Scriptures below which speak of the judgment has changed. However, I have left the content as it was originally posted. Leader: Raymond Harris Assignment Answer the enclosed questions on the wrath of GOD.

  • Top 10: Myths About Hell

    Note: Hell is a subject that I studied afresh since writing this post. I left the contents of the post intact. However, I highly recommend the video linked at the bottom.  —Tim In this article, I look to dispel ten of the most common myths about hell. Myth #10: Hell doesn’t exist. Let’s get this…

  • November 18 – Jesus Dies Upon the Cross

    Reading Mark 15:23, 25, 27-28; Luke 23:32-34a John 19:19-24 Matt. 27:39-44; Luke 23:35-43 John 19:25-27 Matt. 27:45-49; John 19:28-29 Luke 23:46; John 19:30 Matt. 27:51-56; Mark 15:39-41; Luke 23:47-49 John 19:31-37 Mark 15:42-45 Matt. 27:59-60; John 19:38b-42 Luke 23:55-56 Matt. 27:62-66 Devotional Today’s reading tells the story of the most important event in all of…

  • November 17 – Jesus is Sentenced to Death

    Reading Matt. 27:2; Luke 23:1-2; John 18:28-32 Matt. 27:11-14; John 18:33-38 Luke 23:5-12 Matt. 27:19 Luke 23:13-16 Mark 15:6-10 Matt. 27:20-21; Mark 15:11; Luke 23:18-19; John 18:40 Matt. 27:22-23; Luke 23:20-23 Matt. 27:27-30; John 19:1-15 Matt. 27:24-25 Luke 23:24-25 Mark 15:20; John 19:17 Mark 15:21-22 Luke 23:27-31 Devotional Yesterday we read how the Jewish high…

  • November 12 – Prophecy of Judgments

    Reading Mark 13:1-2 Matt. 24:3; Mark 13:3-4 Matt. 24:4-35; Mark 13:5-31; Luke 21:8-33 Matt. 24:36-51; Mark 13:34-37; Luke 21:34-36 Matt. 25:1-46 Devotional On the Tuesday before Jesus’ death, as He and His disciples left the temple, one of them pointed out the majesty of the stones and the buildings there. Jesus explained to them how…

  • November 7 – Jesus Continues Teaching by Parables

    Reading Luke 13:22-18:14 Matt. 20:1-16 Devotional On His journey which eventually leads to Jerusalem, Jesus returned to Perea, the region where John the Baptist had been baptizing at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. He taught many who came out to Him there and a lot of people believed on Him. It is here that Jesus…

  • October 12 – Without Strong Leadership, People Fall Away

    Reading Neh. 13:4-11, 15-31; 12:27-47; 13:12-14, 1-3 Devotional Twelve years after his first trip to Jerusalem, Nehemiah returned to the Persian palace in Susa. Sometime afterward, Nehemiah was told that the spiritual condition in Israel was not good, so he again asked King Artaxerxes for permission to return to Jerusalem, and the king agreed. The…

  • Understanding Grace (What the Bible Teaches)

    Few subjects are more precious to the Christian than GOD’s grace. Here is a look at what the New Testament says about the subject of grace. Grace Defined The word “grace” appears 141 times in the NKJV Bible (18 in the OT and 123 in the NT).The Greek word translated “grace” is χάρις (charis—Strong’s 5485).The…