beatific vision

Romans 8:29 For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. 30 And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified...
Christian sanctification is normally understood as the on-going spiritual growth of a believer where that believer is more and more conformed into the image and likeness of Christ. The moment a person believes in Jesus and thereby becomes one with Him, the Spirit of Christ enables and works within...
I. Christian theology addresses the topic of happiness by addressing, first, the being and works of "the happy God" (1 Tim 1.11; 6.15) and, second, the happiness of the people whose God is the Lord (Ps 33.12). II. God is happy because he possesses infinite riches of being, wisdom, goodness, and...
Michael Allen
This is the third in a series of articles tackling the theme of Theological Eschatology; the introduction can be found here and the second installment here ~ Mark McDowell, the editor "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God" (Mt. 5:8). In describing the blessed life, Jesus hearkens...
Michael Allen
This is the third in a series of articles tackling the theme of Theological Eschatology; the introduction can be found here and the second installment here ~ Mark McDowell, the editor "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God" (Mt. 5:8). In describing the blessed life, Jesus hearkens...

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