Jesus Our Brother (Phillips)

With a reference to Psalm 22:22, Hebrews 2:11-12 says that Jesus is not ashamed to call God's people "brothers." If you're a follower of Christ, he calls you "brother" or "sister". Here's Hebrews 2:11-12: For indeed he who makes holy and those being made holy all have the same origin, and so he is not… Continue reading Jesus Our Brother (Phillips)

Adoption and Justification

How do justification and adoption relate?  Look at adoption in the first century context, then see how Michael Horton describes it.  This is helpful, in my opinion (not to mention quite comforting).  I've put key terms in bold for ease of reference. "Adoption was far more frequent and important in Roman society than it is today.  The person… Continue reading Adoption and Justification