Not in Vain (1 Corinthians 15:10b)

“and his grace towards me is not in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:10b)               Admittedly, nothing that God does is done in vain.  He effectively works out all things according to his divine purpose and pleasure, and praise God that he does, because if things were left to us, we would usually make a colossal… Read More

Sanctification (1 Corinthians 15:2)

“and through which you are being saved. if you hold to the words which I preached to you—assuming you did not believe in vain.”  (1 Corinthians 15:2)    There are two things in particular that I want to highlight about this verse.  The first thing is the word sw/◊zesqe (sozesthe), which is the passive form… Read More