The word salvation means, redemption, deliverance from danger, safety, restoration and healing,or snatching from evil. The only thing that is left for the world which is sin full is judgment. And it’s only a sacrifice by death that could avert this damnation.
This further strengthens the fact that, the devil, evil spirits and fallen angels have no authority over the redeemed man, but his only authority is that which the redeemed man gives him.
In Christ man is elevated above angels and the Devil.
At the age of 15, Kenneth had a near-death experience which resulted from a malformed heart.
My heart stopped beating. This numbness spread to my feet, my ankles, my knees, my hips, my stomach, my heart and I leaped out of my body.
Sin, no matter how private we think it may be, always has public consequences. And sin, no matter how “small” we convince ourselves it is, affects our relationship with God. For this reason, Paul said we are not to offer any parts of our bodies for sin’s use.
Instead, Paul instructed us to “yield ourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead.” As we surrender ourselves daily to Christ, He not only gives us power to overcome temptation, He continually works in us to heal our desires. As we grow in Him, we simply no longer want what sin has to offer. As we follow Him, the temptations of sin and death no longer grab our attention.
The glory of the new covenant is so superior that the old faded into insignificance by comparison.
Circumcision is the act of removing the fore skin. The sign of God covenant with Abraham was circumcision, and any male child who is not circumcised is cut off from...