Does Hebrews 7 Teach Melchizedek Was A Type Of Christ?

In Hebrews 7, let's discuss Melchizedek and how the superior priesthood in Christ fulfills the old covenant. Next, I will talk about how Christ is the new covenant and what that means for us as believers. The first thing we notice is that Melchizedek was a type of Christ. When scholars refer to a type,... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 4

What then shall we say was gained by Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh? 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. 3 For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness.”  The righteousness of God does not come from obedience... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 3

What advantage then does the Jew have? Or what profit is there in circumcision? 2 Much in every way! Chiefly because the oracles of God were entrusted to them. What if some did not believe? Would their unbelief nullify the faithfulness of God? 4 God forbid! Let God be true, and every man a liar. As it is written:... Continue Reading →

Verse of the Day: The Word of God Is Alive And Active

"For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword. It penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the the heart." -Hebrews 4:12 Many scholars attribute the author of the Book of Hebrews to the Apostle Paul. Hebrews was written around... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on James 1:1-18

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the Dispersion: Greetings. The book of James was most likely written by James, the brother of Jesus around 50 AD. Each epistle usually begins with a greeting or salutation similar to the one stated here. James identifies... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Rejoicing and Mourning With The World

"Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn." -Romans 12:15 The apostle Paul taught us to become all things to all people so that the world will see the light of the glory of God and be saved (1 Cor. 9:22). Here in the book of Romans, Paul reiterates the same concept. He... Continue Reading →

Devotional of The Day: If Anyone Is In Christ, He Is A New Creation

"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!" -2 Corinthians 5:17 What a powerful verse! This is the essence and heartbeat of the Christian life. When we put our trust and faith in Christ, we become a new creation. The old sinful ways are... Continue Reading →

Born Again by the Living Word of God

"Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you." - James 1:21 There is a good friend of mine who made this simple yet profound statement: "Either the Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep... Continue Reading →

Biblical Counseling and the Sufficiency of Scripture

Jesus said, “Heaven and Earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away (Matt. 24:35).” This is a powerful and clear statement that the word of God is “sufficient and profitable for teaching, reproof, correction, and training in righteousness so that the individual may be complete, equipped for every good work (2 Tim.... Continue Reading →

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