God and His Son Glorified

Posted February 16, 2018 by SandreS
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Man-made theological attempts to exalt Christ beyond what is specifically revealed in Scripture result in a radical demeaning of the value of His obedience and accomplishments on our behalf. Man, however sincerely, cannot add to Jesus’ greatness by making Him something that Scripture does not. In fact, any attempt to do so significantly subtracts from the greatness of the biblical message. When we let the Word of God speak for itself and allow every piece of the puzzle to fit together without squeezing it to fit our own traditions or preconceived notions, both God and His Son are glorified, reason is satisfied.

Mark H. Graeser; John A. Lynn; John W. Schoenheit
One God and One Lord, pages 368-369
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Be Still

Posted January 6, 2018 by SandreS
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Be still, and know that I am God (Psalm 46:10).

As a photographer, sometimes I find myself working so hard to get just the right shot and then I lower the camera from my eye and just observe. I find that before I can capture a beautiful shot, I have to be still and see the beauty in what I’m photographing. I have never yet been successful in forcing beauty into a picture. If I don’t see it, I can’t capture it. Be still is precisely the advice that I need sometimes.

Aaron Locker
Bible Student’s Notebook
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Speculation, or Revelation?

Posted October 30, 2017 by SandreS
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Much of modern science, as with religion, bases their conclusions on speculation. How true are Paul’s words to Timothy, written almost 2,000 years ago, about the “oppositions of science falsely so called” (I Timothy 6:20). This is in stark contrast to the captive children of Israel in Babylon who were “skillful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science” (Daniel 1:4) and thereby eventually glorified God.

So, there are “profane and vain babblings” of “false science” in order to explain away the facts regarding God and His wonderful creation, or there is the witness of “true science” whose conclusions always point to the Creator of the universe and all that is in it – including us.

André Sneidar
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Science Falsely So-Called

Posted August 28, 2017 by SandreS
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Instead of making the Bible agree with science, science must agree with the Bible. If it does not, it is only because it is “science falsely so-called” [I Timothy 6:20] and not real science. Scientia is the Latin word for “knowledge.” Whereas very much of what goes by the name of “science” today is not science at all. It is only hypothesis! Read man’s books on this so-called “science,” and you will get tired of the never-ending repetition of such words as “hypothesis,” “conjecture,” “supposition,” etc., etc. This is the reason that such theories, which are falsely dignified by the name of science, are constantly changing. We talk of the “Science of Geology,” or of “Medical Science”; but read books on geology or medicine, for example, written fifty years ago, and you will find that they are now quite out of date. Yet truth cannot change. Truth will never be out of date. What we know can never alter! This of itself proves that the word “science” is wrongly used when it is applied only to hypotheses, which are merely invented to explain certain phenomena. It is not for such theories that we are going to give up facts. It is not for conjectures that we are going to abandon truth.

E.W. Bullinger (1837-1913)
Number in Scripture, p. 103
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What Really Matters

Posted August 8, 2017 by SandreS
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Biblical history is wonderful not only because of what it contains but because of what it leaves out. It makes much of Moses and little of Egypt. It gives prominence to Daniel and none to Babylon. It notes Paul the prisoner in a Roman cell and ignores the pomp and glory of imperial Rome. Why? Because it is a history of the things that “mattered.” Moses mattered – Egypt did not. Daniel mattered – Babylon not. Paul mattered – not so Rome. Paul and his fellow-saints were more wonderful than all the Caesars of Rome.

Alan Burns (1884-1929)
Unsearchable Riches, Volume 18 (1927)
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Daring to Challenge “Eternal Life”

Posted May 6, 2017 by SandreS
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Hebrew and Greek scholars know that there is no word in the Bible corresponding to our “eternal,” which, as commonly used among us, means unending. Most theologians know this too, but they don’t teach it. Only one who is willing to stand for truth for truth’s sake and is willing to be branded a fanatic would dare to challenge the translation “eternal life.”

Dr. Loyal F. Hurley (1886-1967)
Eternal Life
author of The Outcome of Infinite Grace
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The Final Crisis at Rome

Posted February 28, 2017 by SandreS
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The ministry among the Dispersion ended in the imprisonment of Paul. … The final crisis is at Rome. On an appointed day the representative Jews come to Paul in great number. Another appeal is made and scorned. The sentence of rejection spoken secretly in Matthew is now publicly pronounced. Israel is shut up in disobedience. A monument is erected on the site. On one side thereof are written Isaiah’s fearful words. On the other, “The salvation of God is sent to the Nations.”

KnochA.E. Knoch (1874-1965)
Unsearchable Riches, Vol. 2, page 34
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