Isaiah and the Nations (Topical)*

“For God so loved the world that He gave…” (Jn 3:16).  The heart of the one true and living God as the Holy One of Israel has always been to redeem the nations unto Himself.  His glorious plan of redemption was a forethought not an afterthought subsequent man’s rebellion and fall into sin and death

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Isaiah and the Nations: An Analysis of Yahweh’s Sovereignty, Mandate, and Commissions*

Yahweh Armies or the LORD God of hosts is the Holy One of Israel who called and commissioned Isaiah ben Amoz as an 8th century B.C. prophet to the southern kingdom of Judah.  As the one true and living God of the Bible who reigns in majesty supreme, Yahweh is the eternal Creator and gracious

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Assyrian Empire in the 8th Century B.C.*

The Assyrian Empire in the 8th century B.C. was a major world superpower.  Sennacherib succeeded his father, Sargon II, and reigned from 701-681 B.C (Lockyer, 1986, p.963).  His reign was punctuated by devastating military conquests of westward expansion (p.963).  This is the man whose exploits are recorded in the 36th chapter of the historical account

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The God of Israel, the Holy One, Yahweh Armies*

From everlasting to everlasting there is one true and living God who is the Holy One of Heaven (Ps 90:2).  This God is the eternal King who reigns in majesty supreme as the Great I AM, the Sovereign Creator of the universe, and the Gracious Redeemer of depraved sinners through the precious royal blood of

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Isaiah and Scripture (New Testament usage of Old Testament)*

“The New Testament writers interpret Isaiah literally, but often in unexpected ways.” The New Testament’s interpretation of the Old Testament in general and Isaiah in particular is consistently literal but it is indeed done so in often unexpected ways.  This issue is critical to face because of the sheer volume of references made especially to

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5 Solas of the Reformation

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk, nailed his (now famous) 95 Theses to the church door in Wittenburg, Germany. The document detailed his protests against the unbiblical practices of the Roman Catholic Church. This historic event fanned the flames of revival that had been stirring in Europe for hundreds of years. “That

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Biblical Inerrancy

        My position on Biblical inerrancy is that God’s inspired revelation of Himself in the Holy Scriptures is accurate, reliable, without error, and therefore authoritative.  Erickson describes this position accordingly, “Absolute inerrancy holds that the Bible, which includes rather detailed treatment of matters both scientific and historical, is fully true.”[1]  As a result, it is

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What role do works play in the Christian life?

What role do works play in the Christian life?            In the Christian life, good works are the manifestation of the Spirit’s fruit through a true believer and testifies they are walking in the power of God’s Spirit through dependent trust in Him and His Word (Gal.5:16-23).  This tangible expression of Christ’s indwelling life is

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Are the Biblical Documents Reliable?

Reliability of the Biblical Documents             Two things that the Probe Ministries article [link found below] adds to my knowledge of Biblical authority and inerrancy are the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the bibliographical evidence of the New Testament in comparison to other ancient literature.              The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Analysis of the Religion of Islam

Analysis of the Religion of Islam The religion of Islam is unique among the belief systems of the world in that it is classified as both a cult and a world religion.  Its founder, Muhammed (570-632 A.D.), claimed to have received revelations from a god he called Allah which were later recorded and became the

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