A LIGHTHOUSE is a high tower or building; the upper part is called “the lantern.” So let your light shine before men so that through you they may see Christ. Remember that someone is watching, and your example may be the light that sets them on the right path. Look for opportunities to be a light to people and let it shine.
The Apostle Paul is acknowledged as a highly trained theologian. He was tutored by the most renowned teacher of his day, Gamaliel. 1 Paul’s writings often reflect his deep theological background with a level often lost upon untrained readers. In addition, he is reported to have had personal encounters with the Lord, once on the road to Damascus and in Arabia. 2 In his writings, some things can often go right over our heads. He often uses very complex thoughts and theological language, so we can miss what he's saying when we read specific passages. At times we need to look closely to benefit fully from his inspired insights.
“It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the honor of kings is to search out a matter” (Prov.25:2). “And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a Sabbath, a memorial of... Continue Reading →
An Old Hymn Expresses a Sentiment Embedded Deep in Christian Theology. Worshippers in the Modern Age Remain Blissfully Unaware that Their Denomination MAY Have Substituted a Mis-Defined Freedom that Could Have Lethal Consequences! “Free from the Law, O happy condition, Jesus has bled, and there is remission”! The words of this old Protestant hymn, written... Continue Reading →
Should they just pay, pray and have no say? What is the example given to us by the early church? Who selected deacons in the early church? (Acts 6:2-5) “Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them and said, it is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and... Continue Reading →
In the Western World...who do you think spends the most time at work? It's Americans! On average, we take only about 10 days of vacation each year. In Europe, the British average about 3 or 4 weeks, the French about 4 weeks, the Italians... 5 weeks or more, the Germans about 4 weeks, the Scandinavians...... Continue Reading →
A number of intriguing questions become apparent when we consider the Dynamics of Forgiveness. What is the condition of Forgiveness? Under what situations does God forgive sins, and does it apply to ‘Converted People’ only?
Do not focus so much on tomorrow that you lose sight of today. In the classic works, Acres of Diamonds, by Russell Conwell, he tells of a wealthy landowner in ancient Persia who pretty well had it made. Life was good, with a loving family; barns full, at peace with the world; Ali Hafed was... Continue Reading →
We can know that we are God's family members; Jesus said so! (Mat. 12:50) "for whosoever shall do the will of My Father in Heaven, the same is My brother, My sister, and My mother.” Jesus is telling us that if we are members of God's family, we have the most important responsibility: doing the... Continue Reading →
A short while after the death and resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ, He sent the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost, Book of Acts chapter 2:1–12. On that day, 3000 people received the Holy Spirit of God…this began the Church of God. The Church is not a building or an organization of men!... Continue Reading →