Straining Forward to What Lies Ahead

We all look fondly back a generation or two to the days of previous decades when the Lord’s church was growing very rapidly in number.  Yet generally that’s all we want to do…sigh and remember the good old glory days.  What God would have us do is see what the Lord’s church did back then which contributed to that growth and start doing that today and in the future.  Press on.  Move forward.  Strain forward evangelistically to what lies ahead.… Read More Straining Forward to What Lies Ahead

Bible Q&A: If Flesh Does Not Inherit the Kingdom of God, How Are Our Bodies the Temple of God?

If flesh does not inherit the kingdom of God, how are our bodies the temple of God? Paul wrote, “I tell you this, brothers: flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable” (1 Cor. 15:50).  He wrote this in the context of describing the resurrection of the dead on… Read More Bible Q&A: If Flesh Does Not Inherit the Kingdom of God, How Are Our Bodies the Temple of God?

Bible Q&A: Please Explain Job 26:13 and Job 28:9

Please explain the following passages from Job: “His hand has pierced the fleeing serpent” (Job 26:13) and “He overturns mountains at the base” (Job 28:9). Concerning Job 26:13, the Hebrew for “pierced” (ESV) is chuwl, defined in part as “to be made to writhe, be made to bear” and “to be brought forth.”  The Hebrew… Read More Bible Q&A: Please Explain Job 26:13 and Job 28:9