What’s so different about Grace Baptist Church, Jonesboro, GA?
This assembly of believers has been meeting together since the summer of 1975. During that time the Lord has allowed the focus of the church to be in the serious study of his dear word. There are no other “activities”. There are no other aims. There are just three services per week with singing, prayer and a one-hour preaching session. The Lord’s Day services are at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM. The morning service is preceded by a half-hour teaching session with two separate classes; one for the adults and another for the children. There is also a 7 PM. Wednesday evening service … (Read more)
The only sense that it is literal is that it is literally spiritual! For the christian is a soldier! 2 Timothy 2:3 Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
But the verse instructs us that, not as a Son, but only as a Sufferer did he personally learn by experience just what obedience was all about!
And just what is the Son’s position now? Because of his willing obedience and his completion of redemption, God hath highly exalted him! And just what is he doing? He is presently reigning Lord!
And if there is one thing that the Holy Son of God makes us know is that every soul for whom he is to atone, were first the Fathers. And that the Father gave them to him for the purpose of causing them to know the Father!