What the apostles said about Jesus and the Old Testament

In the early days of the church, when spreading the gospel, the apostles tried to convince the folks that Jesus was the promised Christ mentioned in the Scriptures. At that time the New Testament was not written yet, thus the “Scriptures” in the verses below refers to what we call the Old Testament today.  … Continue reading What the apostles said about Jesus and the Old Testament

Bible Verses On Grace

There are many bible verses about grace. Below is a sampling drawn from the new testament from NASB bible.   And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth. [John 1:14]   For of His fullness we… Continue reading Bible Verses On Grace

Repent

For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, “In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength.” But you were not willing, And you said, “No, for we will flee on horses,” Therefore you shall flee! “And we will ride on swift horses,” Therefore those… Continue reading Repent

He is better than gold and silver

But Peter said, “I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene– walk!” [Acts 3:6]   Peter said this to a man who was lame since birth, and was asking for alms when Peter and John met him. Considering the… Continue reading He is better than gold and silver

Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch

This post contains some of my observations and thoughts based on the text recorded in Acts 8:26-40.   Philip and the eunuch met in the desert. I believe they never expected the meeting. The eunuch went to Jerusalem for worship. The eunuch was reading a text from the book of Isaiah. The eunuch acknowledged he… Continue reading Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch