When you hear the expression “It’s raining cats and dogs,” you don’t run to the window expecting to see animals falling from the sky! It’s just a figure of speech—common to our modern English language.
We use figurative speech all the time to help emphasize a point we’re trying to get across. We’d recognize a touch of exaggeration in a statement like “She’s been gone forever,” and interpret it without hesitation.
Being a student of the Bible is essential for the follower of Christ. But even the most knowledgeable scholar occasionally comes across a difficult passage.
What would it be like to have Jesus as a guest in your home? Would He stay for dinner, maybe a cup of coffee?
Luke chapter 15 is a rich biblical passage, a record of Jesus’ profound stories, and timeless lessons on life.
As followers of Christ, we’re not under the law, but under grace. So do the commandments in the Old Testament have any relevance for us today?
Salvation through Jesus isn’t limited to modern believers, it’s for all people in all generations! Let's help bridge the gap between the Old and New Testaments by looking at God’s plan of salvation throughout the entire Bible.