Did Adam’s sin cause him to stop being the “son of God”?

Did Adam’s sin cause him to stop being the “son of God,” and thus all descendants of his since?   In a word, no. But that isn’t the only word on the topic. Being created by God, the first Adam and his descendants are rightly called God’s offspring (Acts 17:28). Adam’s sin caused him to […]

Iron Sharpens Iron

You may not realize that the old adage “Iron sharpens iron” comes from the Bible. It’s from a brief phrase in Proverbs 27:17. The full verse says, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” If you’ve ever heard the phrase, you probably have a decent idea of what it means. It’s about being mutually […]

Thoughts on the Sabbath School Lesson

LESSON FOR FEBRUARY 6, 1937 TRUE LOVE Scripture Reading: 1 John 3:9-16. Golden Text: 1 John 3:11. Last week we learned from the first verse of the reading, 1 John 3:1, that we are children of God by adoption, that is, God calls us His children. Now with the beginning of the reading we have […]