Sep 02, 2021 · Forgiveness, according to the Bible, is correctly understood as God's promise not to count our sins against us.; Biblical forgiveness requires repentance on our part (turning away from our old life of sin) and faith in Jesus Christ.
The name "proselyte" occurs in the New Testament only in Matthew 23:15; Acts 2:10; 6:5; 13:43. The name by which they are commonly designated is that of "devout men," or men "fearing God" or "worshipping God." These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897.
Mar 08, 2019 · Other terms for the Bible are the Holy Scriptures, Holy Writ, Scripture, or the Scriptures, which means "sacred writings." Beyond its two main sections--the Old and New Testament--the Bible contains several more divisions: the Pentateuch , the Historical Books , the Poetry and Wisdom Books , the books of Prophecy , the Gospels , and the Epistles .
To obey or not to obey the Lord God — this has been and is the crucial question for every human being. Obedience as opposed to disobedience is a life-and-death issue. God has given humankind the innate power of choice: the choice of obedience leads to God's promised blessing of life; the choice of disobedience leads to curse, judgment, and death.