Category Archives: F. F. Bruce

How acceptable…how effective…

How acceptable to God this sacrifice was, or how effective in the purifying of heart and life, let those bear witness who have found through faith in him the peace with God and release from sin that nothing else could … Continue reading

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Encouragement enough and to spare…

The Scriptures contain encouragement enough and to spare for the feeblest believer, but are full of solemn warnings to those who think they stand to beware lest they fall. Bruce, Hebrews, 147

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Doctrine and corollary…

The doctrine of the final perseverance of the saints has its corollary the salutary teaching that the saints are the people who persevere to the end. Bruce, Hebrews, 94

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Sanctification and glory…

…sanctification is glory begun, and glory is sanctification completed. Bruce, Hebrews, 81

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God’s very heart laid bare…

It is in the passion of our Lord that we see the very heart of God laid bare; nowhere is God more fully or more worthily revealed as God than when we see him “in Christ reconciling the world to … Continue reading

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What God has actually done…

…the only way to discover what is a worthy thing for God to do is to consider what God has actually done. Bruce, Hebrews, 79

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Something about himself…

The person who says, “I could not have a  high opinion of a God who would (or would not) do this or that,” is not adding anything to our knowledge of God; he is simply telling us something about himself. … Continue reading

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