We are familiar with the story of Jesus walking on water during a dark, stormy night and granting Peter’s bold request to join him.
Bible teachers point to Peter’s lack of focusing on Christ as the cause of him sinking underneath the waves.
Even though this lesson is true, believers may miss another important lesson from this story.
At least Peter got out of the boat!
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By David J. Stewart "They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause." -Psalm 109:3 Photo to Right: Daniel, who was conspired against by evil men and cast into the lion's den. Daniel was hated without a cause. Jesus quoted Psalm 109:3 in John 15:25 concerning Himself... "But … Continue reading They Hated Me Without A Cause
“Let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the LORD” (v. 24). - Jeremiah 9:23–24 Since the Lord’s Prayer is the model prayer that our Lord and Savior has … Continue reading Knowing the Lord
The biblical narrative of Cain and Abel is well known among students of the Bible and continues to captivate the imagination of those who seek to understand the issues related to the story of these two brothers, a story that involves mystery, murder, and the issue of personal responsibility.
Although the story of Cain and Abel has been the subject of many books, articles, and movies, some of the details in the story have defied explanation and as result, the story has given rise to many popular interpretations that may not reflect a correct understanding of the story.
The story of Cain and Abel in Genesis 4 begins with the narrative detailing the birth of the two brothers. After Adam and Eve were expelled from the garden in Eden, Eve gave birth to two sons.
When Eve conceived Cain, she said: “I have acquired a man with the help of…
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Die nuwe jaar is al mooi aan die gang. As gesin is ons opgewonde om 2017 aan te pak met 'n gesonde lyf en ŉ positiewe uitkyk op die lewe. Source: Grumpy old men
Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. — The Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. — It is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins. Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, … Continue reading The blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
Baie van ons wag op God vir ʼn deurbraak of om ons in ʼn nuwe seisoen in te vat. Ons is moeg gewag, gefrustreerd en vra net “Hoe lank nog, Vader?”. Source: Daar is pyn tydens geboorte