Some Ways Satan Attacks Us, Part Two: Deceiving Delusions (1), by Jeffery Smith

By deceiving delusions I’m referring to lies by which Satan seeks to draw us to sin and away from God. Jesus speaking of the devil in Jn. 8:44 says, “He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks lies, he … More Some Ways Satan Attacks Us, Part Two: Deceiving Delusions (1), by Jeffery Smith

Some Ways Satan Attacks Us (part one: pleasing seductions), by Jeffery Smith

1 Peter 5:8-9, “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by brotherhood in the world.” Peter tells us about the identity and characteristics of the Christian’s great enemy. His … More Some Ways Satan Attacks Us (part one: pleasing seductions), by Jeffery Smith

Righteousness Terms and the New Perspective, part 3, Pauline Epistles (2), by Jeffery Smith

In part two of Righteous terms and the New Perspective we began to focus upon Paul’s usage of righteousness terms in is epistles, especially the book of Romans. In the last post we consider his use of the terms “righteousness, righteous” etc.. with reference to men under the headings of active righteousness and passive righteousness. … More Righteousness Terms and the New Perspective, part 3, Pauline Epistles (2), by Jeffery Smith

Righteousness Terms and the New Perspective Part Two, Pauline Epistles (1), by Jeffery Smith

The Use of Righteousness Terminology in the Pauline Epistles (1) We are particularly concerned here with Paul’s usage of righteousness language in his epistle to the Romans. This is the place where by far the most references are made to the righteousness of God. The righteousness or unrighteousness of men is also a major emphasis. … More Righteousness Terms and the New Perspective Part Two, Pauline Epistles (1), by Jeffery Smith