The Final Judgment

The final judgment, otherwise known as, ‘The Great White Throne Judgment,’ is when all will see and understand why some people will go to the “lake of fire.” What Is the “Lake of Fire?” Also know as “Gehenna,” is a real and conscious place. How is this place described in the following scriptures? What Is This Judgment Based On? Will …

Judgment of Rewards

The Bible speaks of the judgment for believers, otherwise known as “The Judgment Seat of Christ,” this is where God rewards true believers for what they did with their lives while they were here on earth, whether good or bad The Judgment Seat of Christ How will our works be judged? The Bible often mentions “crowns,” as rewards. What are …

The Process of Judgment

Judgment is a sorting process. The Greek word for judge is “Krino,” which means, “to separate or make a distinction, try, sentence and decide”. God will separate people on the basis of their response to Jesus, through examination and a final decree or decision. Old Testament Picture of Judgment What happened when the people grew impatient and spoke against God …

Resurrection of Believers

One of the first examples we see of the resurrection of believers is that of Moses and Elijah appearing in glorious splendor to Jesus, Peter, James and John. As Moses and Elijah spoke with Jesus about His departure, Jesus is transformed before the disciple’s very eyes. Moses and Elijah have obviously received their resurrection bodies and would therefore be counted …

What Happens When People Die

Death is the separation of man’s spirit or soul from his body. The Greek word for this is ‘thanatos’, meaning “the termination or end of man’s earthly existence.” The Bible teaches that there are two possible destinations for man’s spirit to go to, hell/hades or heaven/paradise. Man cannot move back and forth from one to the other. The destination is …

Sự chết và sống lại của Chúa Jêsus

Sự sống lại của Chúa Jêsus là sự thay đổi và thánh hoá thân thể vật lý của Ngài. Nguyên gốc chữ này trong tiếng Hy Lạp là chữ “Anastasia”, nghĩa là đứng dậy hay trỗi dậy. Có rất nhiều bằng chứng không chối cãi được về sự sống lại của Chúa Jêsus được chép trong Kinh Thánh. Chúa Jêsus …

Laying-on of Hands: Part 2

When we lay hands on people, our hands become like an electric conduit that is plugged into God. We are imparting something of God’s work on people. Because laying-on of hands is always outward focused and working toward building the next generation, it is important to stay connected to God. Areas of Impartation: 6. To Impart Spiritual Gifts Prophecy in …

Laying-on of Hands: Part 1

In the Old Testament (OT), the laying on of hands was a cultural practice signifying transference of power or guilt, blessing, inheritance, honor, authority and leadership. In the New Testament (NT), the laying on of hands was a function of impartation, identification, confirmation, ministration of blessing and commissioning for ministry. This 2-part study will look at eight areas of impartation. …

Baptism in the Holy Spirit

The main evidence that someone is being filled with the Holy Spirit is a demonstration of power for ministry in some kind of vocal way. This includes speaking in other tongues, prophecy, singing, preaching, proclaiming, or speaking boldly. Being filled with the Holy Spirit is an experience that is continuous. It’s a lifestyle! The Father fills us with His Holy …

Baptism in the Bible

When we look at the scriptures, we see that repentance and faith in Jesus saves a person, and water baptism is a public declaration of our faith in Him, following closely after salvation. In the New Testament, the Greek word for baptism was a common everyday word meaning dipping, plunging, or immersing in water. In the New Testament, the Greek …

Faith

Faith is awareness from the Holy Spirit that what we can’t see in the natural will come to pass. The Bible puts it this way: This revelation is followed by action. Faith is an action word and it is the foundation to our faith in Jesus. “Father of Faith” The bible refers to Abraham as the “Father of Faith.” He …

The Fruit of Repentance

When we try to have faith in God without turning away from sin, it ends in hypocrisy. When we try to remove sin without turning to God in faith, it ends in failure, despair and legalism. Repentance is the preparation of our hearts for God. God must first clear away all the debris and dead works before He can plant …

Sự ăn năn

Ăn năn nghĩa là thay đổi tư tưởng và vì vậy có thể thay đổi cả hành vi. Nó bao gồm quyết định của ý chí (dù có hay không có cảm xúc) rằng sẽ không đi đường riêng của bản thân nữa nhưng đi con đường của Chúa. Tại sao Sự ăn năn là yếu tố nền tảng tiên …

Foundation Truths (Part 2)

The author of Hebrews found the people to be immature because of a lack of disciplined study. Instead of being able to teach others, they needed to have someone teach them the first principles of Christian living again. They had never been properly taught, planted or given a solid foundation. Here the author actually tells us what the first principles …

Những chân lý nền tảng (phần 1)

Khi một công trình bắt đầu được xây cất thì nền móng là yếu tố quan trọng để chịu được sức nặng của cả toà nhà. Vì vậy công trình càng cao thì nền móng phải đi càng sâu vào lòng đất. Điều này cũng giống như khi chúng ta xây dựng đời sống mình trên nền tảng vững chắc …