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Resurrections

Resurrections

While miracles in the Bible took many forms, including power over disease and nature, the most stupendous of them all was the miracle of raising people from the dead. Even when Jesus sent out His twelve disciples, He made sure that they could raise the dead. Matthew...
The Kingdom: The Church and Heaven

The Kingdom: The Church and Heaven

The kingdom was a major part of Jesus’s communications with His apostles during the 40 days after His resurrection, prior to His ascension to heaven. He spoke with them of “the things concerning the kingdom” (Acts 1:3). Philip preached to the Samaritans things...
The Kingdom: The Church and Heaven

What Is Meant by “Kingdom”?

Our last post concluded with these words: “’Kingdom’ sometimes refers to Christ’s rule over all creation. But the use of ‘kingdom‘ in this sense is not the only way it is used in the New Testament.” Nothing demonstrates that clearer that while the word “kingdom” is...
The Kingdom: The Church and Heaven

What Is the Kingdom of God?

The word “kingdom” is used by men in a variety of ways, but our interest concerns how the word is used in relationship to God. Our study will be confined to this because we have begun a study of “the kingdom of God;” a subject which was first preached by John, then...
Is One Denomination as Good as Another?

Is One Denomination as Good as Another?

Since the question is worded this way, I am going to say “yes.” If the question would have read, “Is one church as good as another?” then my answer would have quite different. By definition, a denomination is a religious sect that was founded usually around the...
The Kingdom: The Church and Heaven

The Kingdom of Heaven and God

John the Baptist began his mission preaching, “Repent ye for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Mt. 3:1-2). According to Matthew, Jesus began His ministry preaching the same message (4:17). The expression “kingdom of heaven” is unique to the gospel of Matthew; it does...

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