Jesus, Saviour

Jesus, Saviour

One of the titles given Jesus in the scriptures is “Saviour.” Robert Young defines the word that is translated “saviour” as: “A Saviour, preserver” (Young’s Analytical Concordance to the Bible). On the night of His birth, Luke informs us that the angel of the Lord...

Witchcraft and the Bible

In Galatians 5 Paul gives a catalog of sins that will keep a person out of heaven. Among them is “sorcery” (v. 20). “Sorcery” is the English translation of the Greek word pharmakia. Though this term has to do with using medicine (our word “pharmacy” is derived from...

Marriage is for a Lifetime

Words that are happily and permanently fixed in the memories of many people are, “I take thee. . .to be my lawfully wedded wife; to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or worse; for richer or poorer; in sickness and in health; to love and to...

What Causes Worldliness in the Church?

In a recent Wednesday night Bible Study on the “Strait gate and narrow way that leads to life” (Matt. 7:13-14), we made the observation that one reason “few there be that find it” is because they cannot carry their sins through the “straitened” gate; it is not broad...

Salvation

The word salvation has a variety of meanings derived from the various Hebrew and Greek words from which it is translated in both testaments. For this article, we are considering it in its usual designation, i.e., the deliverance from sin and its eternal...

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