"19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:" 2Peter 1:19 Peter had just recounted his experience with Jesus on the mount of transfiguration, when He was glorified, and they heard a voice saying “this is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased”. When this experienced happened to Peter James and John, it was of such a magnitude that, the Bible says that they “they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.” That certainly is an experience that won’t soon be forgotten;
John 3:16 is unarguably one of the most well-known verses in Scripture, and in that short verse we learn something about who God is, John tells us – "16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John 3:16. We learn that our God is a God of love, but not only that, from this passage we also learn something about who we are to Him, and that is what we will have a short look at.
There is a reason why the Bible continues to endure as the bestselling book of all time; in its pages, we find men and women with the same weaknesses and shortcomings as we have, individuals with a past to them,