Everybody, once the terms are defined, agrees that the Lord’s Church has “functions” to express and to enjoy: worship, holiness, faith, grace, freedom, prayer, teaching, evangelizing, praising, caring for the poor, etc., etc. The problem comes with “forms”, that is, the way the functions are to be expressed or accomplished. By definition and by their [...]
FUNCTION AND FORM FULFILLED BY GRACE OR LEGALISM?
LOVE MY MOTIVATION
There is much confusion about this thing called love. Authentic love is best defined as, “a profound involvement in the well-being of another; loving the unlovely unconditionally.” To be moved or motivated by love means “to provide with an incentive; move to action; compel.”Love, for the follower of Christ, is a must (2 Corinthians 5:14).Love is [...]
Meditation on God’s Word
Find your hope for today. Love, learn, and live the Word with Rick Warren. Oct 3, 2014 Facebook Biblical Meditation: Get Every Ounce of Nutrition from God’s Word by Rick Warren “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do [...]
Grace My Orientation
GRACE, MY ORIENTATION Orientation means, “To align or position with respect to a point or system of reference…to adjust in relation to facts and principles (e.g. a compass); knowing where you are and where you should be.” To be “grace-oriented” is to be focused on Christ Jesus, who is “full of grace and truth”. To [...]
GOD IS NOT DEAD! I HAVE NEVER BELIEVED HE WAS!
What is on my mind? God is not dead! I have never believed he was. I see him in all creation Romans chapter 1 verses 18 to 20. Look at this picture and see the artistic hand of God painting the sky. Thank you Father God for this beautiful sunrise, it blessed me this [...]