Therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for my people: “You have scattered my flock and have driven them away, and you have not attended to them. Behold, I will attend to you for your evil deeds, declares the LORD. (Jeremiah 23:2) Where the Lord’s possession is being […]
This message exposits 2 Corinthians 5:14-6:2 to show that God desires to change a sinner’s condition, relation, and position by new birth, reconciliation, and justification. All of this flows from Christ’s cross and the message of salvation. Christ’s love is compelling. The Gospel changes everything.
…Continued from Part 1 Who, then, are the ones endangering? The shepherds, both active and passive. There are shepherds to actively destroy the flock, and these are in Jeremiah 23. But Christ describes different shepherds in John 10, passive ones who stand by and flee while the wolves ravage the sheep. Both are accountable […]
“Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” declares the LORD. (Jeremiah 23:1) It is a most damnable thing to tamper with the possession of a jealous God. When restoring Peter to a proper love for Himself, Christ said three times, “Feed My sheep,” for the chief mark of Peter’s […]
Theologians use the term theology proper to designate the study of God’s Being, as opposed to the broader theology which encompasses all of Scripture’s revelation. It is theology in its truest and most important sense because it is specifically the study of God. As such, it has a few distinctive areas of study, which we […]