Our sin made us debtors to God, not to Satan. Therefore, the ransom was paid to God the Father. At the Cross, Satan received nothing but the destruction of his power and the guarantee that his kingdom will be eliminated completely.
"In the deep recesses of man's soul lies an overwhelming yearning toward the Creator. This is a common thread through all humanity, created in the image of God. Unless and until that desire is fully met, the human soul remains restless, constantly striving for that which is ultimately unattainable." "The average person, unable to understand … Continue reading Striving Toward God’s Presence
Oh where else would we go, but with the Lord of Hosts.
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"Love for God is a matter of the heart's esteem for God before it produces anything else." But how can we do this? How can we love God as we ought?
God's motive for saving people is not found in that people.
It’s a strikingly curious statement: “Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.” It’s precisely the unlikely nature of the statement that makes it so powerful.