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Who is Man – Part 5

If paradise has been lost – it can be regained. Man can be regenerated. The image that we had can be regained. This is one of the great truths in the Word of God. Instead of the devil’s image of pride, malice and envy, the righteousness and goodness of God’s image can be recovered. “…and… Read more »

Who is Man? Part 4

When we think of man we cannot forget what evolution has done. However, evolution did not start with Darwin, but with philosophers known as the ‘pre-Socratics,’ around sixth to mid-fifth century BC. These are philosophers bouncing ideas back and forth before the coming of Socrates.   They were not interested in ‘who’ created the earth,… Read more »

Who is Man? Part 3

Genesis 2:17 “You must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die.”   In our study of man it is important to understand what is commonly known as the “Fall” of man. Scripture testifies to this in many places. For example:… Read more »

Who is Man? Part 2

Genesis 1:26 “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.’”   There is no mention of man… Read more »

Who is Man?

Isaiah 40:6 “A voice says, ‘Cry out.’ And I said, ‘What shall I cry?’ ‘All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field.’”   When we think of reformation we need to come back to what the Bible says about man. We, here in the West, live in… Read more »

JESUS – Who is He?

Hebrews 12:2 “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith.”   After 9/11 everyone was talking about God. I was thrilled to hear that God’s name was being invoked other then used in swearing. I would see different groups of people gathering together in public forums and they would… Read more »

Glory of the Lord

Isaiah 40:5 “And the glory of the LORD will be revealed, and all mankind together will see it. For the mouth of the LORD has spoken.”   In the Book of Ezekiel chapters 10-11 we see the Glory of the Lord departing from the temple. In the first chapters of Ezekiel God brings out the… Read more »

Supremacy of God in Punishment

“Supremacy of God in Punishment” might sound like an odd title, but one thing that we forget about God, or at least like to put on the back burner, is that God is a God that will punish.   1 Corinthians 15 tells us that there will be a day when all authority, dominion and… Read more »

Supremacy in Redemption

When we think about God, who He is and what He has done, we must give some thought to the Supremacy of His redemption. In reading through Isaiah chapters 42-45 one sees the number of times the Lord shares who He is and how He is the only One.   One of the first things… Read more »