'2 Corinthians 5' Tagged Posts

'2 Corinthians 5' Tagged Posts

“NO CONDEMNATION”

In Christ’s own description of the sheep and goats before His throne of judgment in Matthew 25, and in Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians 5 in which he says that “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ,” we have the plain teaching of the Bible that we are accountable to God.   This is the terrifying preaching of the law.  God is utterly serious about every word He says. But there is another teaching of the Bible…

FORSAKEN?

“Has God forsaken me?” is the question which “cross-examines” your heart and mine on this Good Friday. Christ Himself asked the chilling question on Calvary:  “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” After hours of meditating on these words, Dr. Martin Luther threw down his pen and said:  “God forsaken by God!?  Who can understand that?!” Jesus borrowed these words from Psalm 22 in which King David foretold even the piercing of Christ’s hands and feet a thousand…