Hebrews 6:4-8 is one of the most difficult New Testament passages to interpret. Almost every article written on this passage begins with a statement of its difficulty.
Purpose 1: Manifesting the Life of Christ Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body. For we which live are always delivered unto death for Jesus’ sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in [Continue Reading…]
As twenty-first century Christians we often are limited in our perceptions and interpretations of the Bible. We look at the Word of God through our own clouded lenses reflecting our personal backgrounds, education, language, and cultural biases. Without meaning to, we may limit the importance, significance and impact of idioms used in Scripture. In this [Continue Reading…]
A common denominator among most counselees is the presence of trouble in their lives for which they have no answers. The counselee feels helpless and hopeless in the midst of such trouble, even though God has already provided many resources for solutions. This “helpless” condition requires the counselor to offer genuine hope to the counselee [Continue Reading…]