TRINITY

Our God is revealed to us as three “persons,” each one bringing to us an ever-expanding understanding of our salvation.

Elohim – The Strong and Mighty One

By R. L. Wilson | April 20, 2021

“In the beginning, God [Elohim] created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1

Elohim is the first name God reveals for Himself in the Bible. It is based on a root word that means “strong” or “mighty”. The same word is used other times in the Bible to refer to pagan gods, to angelic beings, or to human rulers. A few examples:

God as Your Father

By R. L. Wilson | December 7, 2020

It’s dangerous to leave me alone with a good book. Right now I’m reading Tim Keller’s Jesus the King, and I keep finding incredible statements that beg to be shared.…

Fulfilling God’s Message

By R. L. Wilson | November 30, 2020

Many years ago I taught a Bible study entitled “Christ BC” (Christ Before Christ). It was a beautiful study of Jesus found in 12 or 13 people and events in the Old Testament. I was reminded of that study today as I read a challenge to look for the phrase “this occurred to fulfill the Lord’s message through his prophet,” or similar phrases in the Gospel of Matthew. Mind officially blown.

The Genealogies of Jesus

By R. L. Wilson | November 10, 2020

What relevance do the genealogies of Jesus have for believers today? We’ve all done it. We open our Bible to Matthew 1 and settle down to begin our reading plan…

For Thine is the Kingdom

By R. L. Wilson | November 9, 2020

Most commentators suggest that these words were not included in the model prayer given by Jesus and recorded in Matthew 6 and Luke 11. Albert Mohler explains, “As a result of studying ancient manuscripts, scholars now believe with some certainty that these words were probably a later addition to the Lord’s Prayer. Since the Lord’s Prayer seems to end rather abruptly, Christians in the early church added a doxology to the end of the prayer so as to give God the final word of praise in corporate worship settings.”[1]

How Can God Be Good If He Allows a Pandemic?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | October 28, 2020

Can God really be good if He allows over 200,000 Americans to die to the coronavirus? This is the topic addressed in program 2 of Dr. Ankerberg’s series with Dr. Erwin Lutzer entitled Pandemics, Plagues, and Natural Disasters: What is God Saying to Us? (Part 2).

And Forgive Us Our Debts

By R. L. Wilson | October 5, 2020

The word translated “debts” in some translations and “trespasses” in others, is the Greek word opheilema. Jon Bloom writes at desiringgod.org, “Nearly all of the most credible English translations over…

How Does God Use Evil for Good?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | September 28, 2020

In program 1 of Pandemics, Plagues, and Natural Disasters: What is God Saying to Us? Dr. John Ankerberg interviews Dr. Erwin Lutzer regarding the many ways the Covid-19 crisis has…

Our Daily Bread

By R. L. Wilson | September 28, 2020

“Give us this day our daily bread.” The first thing we naturally think of is God’s provision of the daily manna for His people in the wilderness. No doubt you…

Discovering God’s Will: A Parenthetical Thought

By R. L. Wilson | September 17, 2020

[Author’s note: While writing the article on “Thy will be done,” I struggled to keep the focus on God’s will, rather than “God’s will for me.” Several of the books…