Posts tagged with ‘salvation’

4 Items

What is the gospel?

by admin

The English word “gospel” comes from two words in Old English: “good” and “spel” (which means story or message), hence “good story”. The Greek word it is translated from in the New Testament is euangelion, which means good tidings. In the New Testament (Luke 4:18) it is used in a quotation from the Old Testament, […]

Jesus the King

by admin

The Gospel of Matthew presents Jesus as the King.  Jesus is introduced firstly as the “son of David” and then the “son of Abraham”.  It would appear that Matthew is emphasizing the kingship of Jesus, since David is mentioned before Abraham.  The genealogy in Matthew chapter 1 presents Jesus being born through the kingly line […]

What is a soul? And what will happen to yours?

by admin

The Bible word “soul” as we have it in English, is a translation of three Hebrew words and one Greek word. The most common words are nephesh in the Hebrew and psuche in the Greek. Nephesh occurs 754 times and psuche 106 times. Nephesh is translated as “soul”, but is also translated as “creature”, “life”, […]

5 Things the Bible Says About Itself

by admin

It is inspired by God.  “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.”  2 Timothy 3:16,17   It is powerful and decisive. “The word of God is quick, […]