The Prophets Inquire into and Testify About Salvation

From the books of prophets we should come to see who the promised Messiah is and from the Messianic Scriptures we can learn further how we can be sure of setting the promised salvation into a joyful peaceful life for ever.

Recognising Jehovah’s sovereignty

The Bible speaks of God as “Sovereign” and “Sovereign Lord” Him being worthy to receive the glory and the honour and the power, because He created all things. Jehovah’s sovereignty has beauty, excellence and dignity. The psalmist writes: “Righteousness and judgment [or, “justice”] are the established place of your throne; loving-kindness and trueness themselves come in before your face.” (Ps. 89:14)

Hitting the NPP Where it Hurts: Lee Irons on the Righteousness of God

Interview with Charles Lee Irons about his impressively researched monograph, The Righteousness of God (Mohr Siebeck, 2015) over the New Perspective on Paul.

The Covenants – Summary

“Now, of the things which we have spoken, this is the sum.” It has been seen that salvation from sin and death, the prime necessity of our race, has been provided in the divine purpose. Pursuant to the accomplishment of His purpose, God covenanted with Abraham that the blessing to all the families of the […]

Inauguration of the New Covenant

It has been pointed out that there are many parallels between the Law and the New Covenants. These extend to some particulars connected with the inaugurations of both. The first item of the Law was the Passover. The first item of the New Covenant is the antitype of this — “Christ, our Passover is sacrificed […]

God son king and his subjects

For those who believe that Jesus is God and that he is the king, there needs to be established why now in heaven, Jesus is not sitting on the throne of God, but at the right hand of the one we consider to be the Almighty God. For those who think Jesus is God who […]

Scripture words written for our learning, given by inspiration of God for edification

“To himthatexcelleth. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and thefirmamentshoweth ye work of his hands.” (Psalms 19:1GenevaBible) “1  Then God spake all these words, saying, 2 I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3 Thou […]

Atonement And Fellowship 8/8

The “Kingdom of God” is not only a future political entity to be established on earth; the term refers also to whatever God has Kingship over now. You can not have a Kingdom without having a king and his people. God’s people are His Kingdom, here and now.  It is by listening obediently to what […]

Atonement And Fellowship 7/8

Jesus prayed for those who will trust in him because of the words written down in the Holy Scriptures. Jesus prayed that they may all be one, just as the Father, is united with him and he with us. Together we should united with each other and united with Jesus and with Jehovah God. There […]

Atonement And Fellowship 1/8

Atonement is the act of atoning or to reconcile. Especially we mean the reconciliation, or calling together, of God and man by means of the birth and death of Christ Jesus. To atone also means to make at one or to give satisfaction or make reparation. To make up for deficiencies and to agree or […]

Creator and Blogger God 10 A Blog of a Book 4 Listening to the Blogger

Listening to the Blogger The difference between the thinking of man and the ways of God is huge. Man may talk a lot and today we do find a lot of blogs on the internet. When there was not such a mean to communicate, God used another way, but not less sufficient. He provided the […]

Creator and Blogger God 7 A Blog of a Book 1 Believing the Blogger

A Blog of a Book Believing the Blogger In one of his last recorded prayers before his death, Jesus declared: “this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent” (John 17:3). It is a remarkable fact that our salvation – life eternal – should […]

Bible Word from God

“Now not for his sake only was it written, that it was reckoned to him,” (Romans 4:23 NAS) “20 But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is [a matter] of one’s own interpretation, 21 for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the […]

Missional hermeneutics 4/5

Recognising Message For us who study the Bible as believers, it is also important that we recognise the message Jesus delivered from God to his kinsmen, the Jews. But Jesus did not came only for them. He came to proclaim the Word of God for the whole world. He brought a call to repentance from […]

Missional hermeneutics 3/5

Authority of Scripture and witness to itself We all should allow the Scriptures to stand as their own witness and interpreter. In the Westminster Confession of Faith (1646) it is  summarized in (1:9): “The infallible rule of interpretation of Scripture is the Scripture itself; and therefore, when there is a question about the true and […]

Position of the Bible researcher

As ‘Bijbelvorser’ or Bible researcher the person looking to get to know more about the Biblical truth is willing to compare the truths that the Word of God reveals with the scientific findings and the sayings of men. The researcher does hope that the Biblical research can become a voyage of discovery. For, like an […]