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What Did Christ Mean When He Said We Were To Eat His Flesh And Drink His Blood?

He was referring to our taking Him as our personal Saviour and assimilating His life into ours, in the same way we take food into the body. Click the link for a fuller answer.

What Did Jesus Mean When He Said He Came To Fulfill The Law?

He came to show a perfect conformity to the will of God.

What Is The Difference Between The New Covenant And The Old Covenant?

"The "New" Covenant was initially given to Adam and Eve, renewed to Abraham and ratified when Christ died. It could accordingly be called the "original" covenant. The "Old" Covenant, provided to Moses on Mt. Sinai, was given to lead people to feel the need of the Saviour, promised in the covenant given to Abraham. The "new" covenant derives the "new" label from Christ having ratified it in His blood at the time of the crucifixion." (Learn more about the covenants by clicking on this link.)

What Is The "Will"?

It is the "kingly, governing" power, which if exercised correctly makes a wonderful difference in our lives. Learn much more about the "will" by clicking on this page.

Are Feelings Good Indicators Of How We Are Doing?

They are a very poor indicator and we should not look to them to see how we are doing. We should believe the promises of God regardless of our feelings.

Is Baptism Necessary?

Yes. Jesus clearly instituted the rite of baptism when He was baptized at the river Jordan and when He commanded His disciples to go and baptize. Rebaptism is also sanctioned in Paul's rebaptizing Jewish converts of Apollos. Read a more complete answer by clicking on the link.

What Blessings Come With Baptism?

Many, as indicated in the three paragraphs listed.

Is Rebaptism Ever Necessary?

Sometimes! Paul is recorded re-baptizing converts of Apollos who had never experienced the baptism of the Holy Spirit. We are told that the experience was instructive to the church. Click for more on this subject.

What Does It Mean To Be Partakers Of The Divine Nature?

Understanding this concept challenged me for a long time. I think I understand it better now, but it contains such an amazingly wonderful offer for transformation, that it is almost too good to believe. 

What Does It Mean To Grasp Or Lay Hold Of The Divine Nature?

Here you find many many quotes of Ellen White on grasping the divine nature. This will come as new information to most people.

What Does It Mean To Be Kept By The Power Of God?

This idea comes from 1 Pet. 1:5 where Peter speaks of believers being kept by the power, and refers to God's ability to supernaturally provide divine power to believers.

What Is The Principle Of The Law Of Association

This subject goes with the meaning of being a partaker of the divine nature. It is based on several verses of scripture and a quotation. I think you will be stronger in  your walk with Jesus for knowing about the "Law of Association".

What Is The Cross Of Luke 9:23

"What constitutes the cross? The requirements of Jesus, that cut directly across human devisings, human indulgence of appetite, human calculations, human practices and habits." {20MR 104.3}

How Soon Does Christ Pardon Us When We Come To Him?

Immediately, but be sure to read more on the subject.

How Soon Does Christ Forgive And Cleanse Us Of Sin After We Seek His Cleansing?

He may delay other answers, but when it comes to sin, he wants to do so immediately!

How Should We Respond To Satan's Accusations Of Our Sinfulness?

Tell Satan that Christ died to save sinners! Read more by clicking on the link.

How Do We Defeat Satan?

Here are Scriptures and quotations that show us the way to victory over Satan.

What Is Conversion?

"True conversion is a radical change. The very drift of the mind and bent of the heart should be turned and life become new again in Christ." {4T 16.4} Conversion is something that happens daily, includes a radical turning towards God, and an ongoing process of transformation. Click on the link to learn much more.

What did Christ mean when He said we must become as little children?

He was speaking of humility. Read the rest of the answer.

When The Devil Tempts Us, Are We Automatically Guilty Of Sin?

The quick answer is "no." We are only guilty if we cherish the sin. Read more!

What Is Saving Faith?

Read many quotations on what it means to have saving faith.

What Is The Faith That Overcomes The World?

It is the faith that takes hold of Christ and His Mighty power. Read more.

What Does "For Me To Live Is Christ" Mean?

Here is a short, highly instructive answer!

What Does It Mean To Be Forgiven By God?

Forgiveness by God not only means pardon, it also means renewal to a whole new life. Learn what the Bible says about forgiveness on this page.