Many people think that saying “God is sovereign” is the same as saying “God is in control.” It isn’t. The sovereignty of God refers to His position of supreme authority and power.
Coming to Terms
Terms in the Bible are specialized words of particular significance. In Coming to Terms you will explore the significance of these terms and so deepen your understanding of biblical truth through a question and answer fill in the blank format.
The many different contexts, conditions, and types of prayer found in Scripture all boil down to talking to God. Biblical prayer involves three essential and interdependent elements: our assumptions, attitudes, and actions.
Although the word “guide” can be used in a down-to-earth way such as guiding a cart (2 Samuel 6:3), in Scripture its most frequent usage is filled with greater spiritual and providential significance.
While the word “salvation” can apply to physical rescue or deliverance it also has special significance in Scripture as a term referring to spiritual salvation. That is, rescue and deliverance from the consequences of man’s sinful condition.
Love is a core attribute from which with other attributes such as grace, mercy, and kindness flow. It is a term that must be held in balance and understood in the context where it is used.