September 27, 2020 @ 7:30 AM
Luke 9:24 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.
To understand this statement, the meaning of “his life” or one’s life must be understood. What is someone’s life? Is it the material things they have, the things they say and do, or is it their feelings, desires, emotions, actions, thoughts, and other bodily reactions to living in the world?
The Greek word for “life” here in Luke 9:24 is “psyche”, which by Strong’s definition means the following: 1. the breath of life or 2. the soul – the seat of the feelings, desires, affections, and aversion…
Therefore, the ...
September 5, 2020 @ 12:48 AM
1Pe 3:18 For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:
Sin (spoken of in 1 Peter 3 above) means to wander from the “law of God”. And the law of God is summed up in one statement. “Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love [is] the fulfilling of the law (Rom 13:10). The law of God is simply love. “Christ” suffers because of sin, or Christ suffers because of a lack of love. And;
The definition of Christ is the “anointed” of God or son of God [by Strong’s definition], and the Bible says that “…For as many as are led by the ...