Tag Archives: Christian Theology

Peace In a World of War – 1

Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. – Romans 5:1 Peace! What a strange ironic ring that word has in these days in which we live! The world is plunged in … Continue reading

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The Example Set Us By The Holy Fathers – 1

CONSIDER the lively examples set us by the saints, who possessed the light of true perfection and religion, and you will see how little, how nearly nothing, we do. What, alas, is our life, compared with theirs? The saints and … Continue reading

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Advancing The Cause

For Saturday January 28, 2023 Mark 5:19 Go home to your friends, and tell them what great things the Lord has done for you. The thirty-four-year-old general was striking and handsome, with blue eyes and reddish hair. Major General George … Continue reading

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Thorns and Tears at Bochim

GOD commanded the Israelites to dispossess the Canaanites by taking over their cities, destroying their idols and altars, and refusing to enter into agreements with them. Apparently the citizens of Bochim failed to carry out those instructions. No one knows … Continue reading

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A Regrettable Loss

A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. – Proverbs 11:18. I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish. – Romans 1:14. A 1991 survey … Continue reading

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Revelation 5:6

*Pastor’s Note: I encourage everyone to read and study Revelation in the version of your choice. I offer them in the NLT strictly for ease of reading. “God blesses the one who reads the words of this prophecy to the … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/27/2023

Total Giving Statistics And Average Individual Giving Annual religious contributions in 1970s were estimated at over $14 billion. That includes 9.5 billion from Protestants, 3.7 billion from Catholics, and 847 million from Jews. The total given to all charitable causes … Continue reading

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John 12:36

Friday January 27, 2023 John 12:36 “While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light.” In the light! Here we have the Christian life condensed into three words. Not only to dare to … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/27/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/27/2023

Deuteronomy 4:7 Near to it Israel’s exclusive covenant relationship with Yahweh again provides the context for Deuteronomy 4:2. Faithlife Verse of the Day Art, © 2023, Faithlife / Logos Bible Software. Faithlife Study Bible © 2012,2016 by Lexham Press Used … Continue reading

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Bible Verse of The Day 1/27/2023

INTRODUCTION TO 1 PETER: First Peter is about maintaining hope in the midst of suffering. Because Jesus Himself suffered, and because God can be trusted to put all things right, Peter counsels believers to maintain their faith in Jesus. Believers … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/26/2023

Length of A Generation A generation is defined as a length of time it takes for a father to be succeeded by his child. It is popularly considered to be 33 years. A Bible generation is sometimes regarded as 70 … Continue reading

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Look Again and Consecrate

Thursday January 26, 2023 Matthew 6:30 “Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, . . . will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?” A simple statement of Jesus is always a puzzle … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/26/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/26/2023

Daniel 3:17 If it is so Even if death is the consequence of noncompliance, they will still hold fast to their religious commitments and trust God for deliverance. Our God A courageous proclamation of faith. God is both able and … Continue reading

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Bible Verse of The Day 1/26/2023

INTRODUCTION TO 1 PETER: First Peter is about maintaining hope in the midst of suffering. Because Jesus Himself suffered, and because God can be trusted to put all things right, Peter counsels believers to maintain their faith in Jesus. Believers … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/25/2023

What Generation Did Christ Mean? What generation? Obviously, in context, the generation that would see the signs: chief among them the rebirth of Israel. A generation in the Bible is something like forty years. If this is a correct deduction, … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 5:21

Wednesday January 25, 2023 1 Thessalonians 5:21 Hold fast what is good. It is a great thing to be able to receive new truth and blessing without sacrificing the truths already proved, and abandoning foundations already laid. Some persons are … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/25/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/25/2023

Colossians 1:10 Live in a manner worthy The purpose of having knowledge, wisdom, and insight is not to boast or brag, but to love God and others, thereby reflecting His image in the world. Knowledge of God Refers to experiential … Continue reading

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