Tags archives: Chasten

  • Mike, I have a question regarding chastening. I know why it's needed. By God's chastening grace, we are to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts. The world hates Christ, so it's going to hate us. My question is how to know when God is chastening us. Thanks, R____   Hi R____, Thank you f... [read more]
  • Mike, What is the spiritual significance of this phrase in the 23rd Psalm... "thy rod and thy staff? Thanks, P____ Hi P____, Thank you for your question. You ask: What is the spiritual significance of this phrase in the 23rd Psalm... "thy rod and thy staff?" Here is the verse to which... [read more]
  • Mike Jesus said that he came to save and not to judge mankind, yet we see mankind being judged in the book of Revelation. Kindly explain the discrepancy. God bless, M____ Hi M____, The answer to your question is in the very next verse after the one to which you are alluding. Here are both verses: J... [read more]
  • Hi Mike, I am currently reading your paper, "Strong Delusion". Extremely enlightening! I have a couple of questions. What does the following mean: "so be that we suffer with [ him]... we may be also glorified together"… Does this mean we have to literally suffer PHYSICAL pain (like getting ... [read more]