Many times, when I am having a discussion with someone about things like healing, trials, blessings, etc, the phrase “God is sovereign” will come up.  While I agree with this phrase wholeheartedly, it seems to me that people have different ideas about what this phrase actually means.  The purpose of this post is to examine what sovereignty means in general, and then look at Continue reading

Chosen in Christ

What does it mean when the Bible tells us in Ephesians 1 that we were chosen in Christ before the foundation of the world?  Does that mean that God picks people out for eternal life before they are even born?  Does it mean that God looks at all of the people that will eventually live, and choose to save some but not others?  If you have ever wondered about this, then hopefully this post will be helpful to you. Continue reading

New Covenant 6 – Authority and Gifts


Title: The New Covenant 6 – Authority and Gifts

Subject Matter:  We began this class with a general review by looking at some of the biggest difference between the Old and New Covenants.  Then we went into a teaching on the Continue reading

New Covenant 4 – One Sacrifice for All Time


Title: The New Covenant 4 – One Sacrifice for All Time

Subject Matter:  This week we spent more time in the book of Hebrews exploring the ramifications of Jesus work on the cross in relation to the New Covenant.  We looked at how a proper understanding of the New Covenant will have a very positive, Continue reading

New Covenant 2 – Grace vs Law in Hebrews


Title: The New Covenant 2 – Grace vs Law in Hebrews

Subject Matter:  In this class we continue discussing the different ways that the New Covenant affects our walk with Christ.  We began looking at the way the author of Hebrews contrasts the Continue reading