Bear the infirmities of the weak

We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification. For even Christ pleased not Himself; but, as it is written, 'The reproaches of them that reproached Thee fell on Me.' For whatsoever things were written …

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You Do Err Not Knowing The Scriptures

“Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God. For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven. But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken …

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John 5:39-47 – Search the Scriptures…

"Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of Me. And ye will not come to Me, that ye might have life. I receive not honour from men. But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you. I am come in My Father's …

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Luke 24:45-49

"Then opened He their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures, and said unto them, 'Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And ye are …

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Romans 10:9-21 Salvation, Preaching, and Unbelief

Salvation, Preaching, and Unbelief Romans 10:9-21 The leaders of Israel had been so blinded by their religion that they missed the very one for whom their Scriptures had foretold. It seems they had been searching, searching, looking in the stars, over the seas, over lands, and in their own righteousness, but to no avail. Paul …

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Romans 4:1-4 Unique–Saving Faith

Unique – Saving Faith Romans 4:1-25 It was, and probably still is, a popular belief among Jews of Paul’s day and Jews and non-Jews of our day to believe that Abraham was declared righteous by God due to his obedience. Paul puts the record straight. How were people of the Old Testament saved? Was it …

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The Purpose of the Scriptures and Preaching

The apostle Paul wrote that "For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God." (1 Corinthians 1:18).  So why preach the gospel when the perishing people around us believe it to be foolishness?  Paul answers that question in the statement: …

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Getting Understanding

There are many people who have made the comment, "I would read the Bible, but I just don't understand it".  They may make a comment like this, "It is too complicated for me".  Let us understand one thing.  No one can understand Scriptures except God give us understanding. After Jesus had risen from the grave …

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Knowing the Scriptures

Some men have questioned Jesus on the teaching of the resurrection.  These questions come from men who do not believe in the spiritual things.  They do not believe in angels, or a resurrection; so Jesus knows that they are trying to deceive and trick Him into an answer that will trap Himself. These were the …

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The Error of Not Knowing the Scriptures

"Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God. For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven. But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken …

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032511 Then He said unto them…

"Then He said unto them, 'O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken: ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into His glory?'  And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, He expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning Himself."  Luke 24:25-27 …

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031211 But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?

"Then came they, and laid hands on Jesus, and took Him.  And, behold, one of them which were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest’s, and smote off his ear.  Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for …

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