Tag: Christ

Who Is The True Israel?

Who Is The True Israel? Who Is The True Israel (PDF Version) I. INTRODUCTION The entire premise of this article, and the passages contained herein, is that Christ is the True Israel of God. Everything found in the Old Testament and in the New Testament concerning Israel must be viewed through the blessed lens of…

Charity, Christ, and the Benefit of the Doubt

Charity, Christ, and the Benefit of the Doubt Or Else: Judge, Jury, and (Ministry/Character) Executioner Hard Lessons Learned; Hard Lessons Still Learning Months back, I left Facebook mainly because of a growing, and powerful, sense of contention, arguing doctrine for doctrine’s sake, a spirit of judgmentalism and condemnation, and due to an increasing sense of…

Gospel Obedience

Gospel Obedience By Curt Wildy Forgive me for any redundancies in light of several recent posts; just trying to hammer out some things — particularly pertaining to our obedience. Christians are to be obedient to the Lord primarily out of love and reverence for Him. I’ve posted in the past that when you see a statement using a verb…

A Dark Night Gives Way To A Brighter Day

A Dark Night Gives Way To A Brighter Day by Curt Wildy There are many trying times in a Christian’s life, times when God shows us our utter inability to do anything spiritual without Him. During these periods we may, in varying measure, have a felt sense of: Bewilderment: not knowing why certain things have arisen in…

Some Thoughts On An Article Titled "Achan in the Camp"

When I first read the following, it caused me much distress; it could not have hit more sharply than if the author wrote it with me personally in mind. Like the Apostles, save Judas, the Christian may sincerely ask “is it I Lord?” when reading or hearing of those who profess the Gospel of free and…

Christ: Our Substitute, Life, and Righteousness (part two)

Christ: Our Substitute, Life, and Righteousness Part Two Please click here to refer to Part One (for the fuller context) before starting Part Two XI. Hope deferred maketh the heart sick Consider also Proverbs 13:12 (in light of the above; this time where Hiphil is used in the participle form): “Hope deferred maketh the heart sick <02470> (8688): but…

Christ: Our Substitute and our Righteousness (part one)

Christ: Our Substitute, Life, and Righteousness Part One Lamentation 1:18 The LORD is righteous; for I have rebelled against his commandment: hear, I pray you, all people, and behold my sorrow: my virgins and my young men are gone into captivity. 19 I called for my lovers, [but] they deceived me: my priests and mine elders gave…

Word Study – Nasa‘ (borne/bear)

A Study on Nasa’ (bear) as it relates to the bearing of our griefs by the Lord Jesus Christ The verses wherein nasa’ is used can be found below. I recommend reading the verses in context (in the Bible). This word is used in various different ways; I cannot draw any one conclusion from it…

Word Study – cabal (to carry/bear)

A Study on cabal (carry/bear) as it relates to the carrying of our sorrows by the Lord Jesus Christ The verses wherein cabal is used can be found below. I recommend reading the verses in context (in the Bible). This word, unlike others previosuly reviewed, appears to have both literal and figurative usage. I’ll leave…

Word Study – Anaphero (to bear)

A Study on anaphero (bear) as it relates to the bearing of sin by the Lord Jesus Christ The verses wherein anaphero is used can be found below. I recommend reading the verses in context (in the Bible). I trust that you will find that whereas the context in which this word is used has…