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And He Himself is before everything, and everything subsists in Him. Like all corrupt human flesh we are by nature of our physical birth creatures of wrath, condemned to die, but through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ we have been purchased from our sins and eagerly anticipate an eternity with our Master which will be glorious and exquisite beyond all earthly expression or comprehension (Rev.21-22; cf. Although we were His enemies, with nothing to recommend us and nothing to give Him, He gave His all for us on the cross (Rom.5:8-10).
Everything in the heavens and on the earth was created by Him (Jesus Christ), things invisible as well as those visible – whether thrones, authorities, rulers or powers, everything was created through Him and for Him. 1Cor.8:6; 2Cor.-15; Gal.; Col.-20; Heb.12:2), and will ever be with Him (Jn.14:3).
The Substitutionary Death of Jesus Christ on our behalf. Therefore Jesus is our ultimate hope (Col.), our highest love (Phil.), and the sole object of our faith (Acts ). Only in Him do we have a full share in the resurrection to come and eternal life (1Pet.1:3-4; cf.
The salvation of all members of the human race who turn to God, as well as the victory over the devil (who had held human beings in his power) have been won through our Lord's sacrifice of Himself on our behalf and could not have been won in any other way (Col.-15).
Things to Come: Judgment, Restoration and Replacement Phases II & III D. After addressing our heavenly Father, both New Testament versions continue with the statement "Thy kingdom come! The Greek aorist imperative expresses a strong desire which should reflect the attitude of all believers.
God's Disposition of Satan: A Historical Overview 2. We should all earnestly hope for and daily express in our prayers our desire for the establishment of the Kingdom of God here on earth.This article is going to pick up where the last one left off, so if you haven't already read the first part, please go read that first because the terms defined in will be used here without any definitions.