The focal and pivotal point of God’s revealed Word, the Bible-from Genesis through Revelation-to Man is JESUS. Jesus – Genesis 3:15 cf Galatians 3:16 Jesus – Matthew 17:4-8 cf 1 Peter 1:16ff Jesus – Luke 24:27ff Jesus – John 12:21 Jesus – 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 Jesus – Hebrews 12:1-4 cf 1:3, 8; 3:1 Jesus – [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
FUNCTION AND FORM FULFILLED BY GRACE OR LEGALISM?
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 [...]
Set Free, Stay Free
“Houdini, the great escape artist, once claimed that he could free himself from any jail cell in only a few minutes. His challenge was answered by a small-town jailor. Houdini came and was placed behind the iron bars. The steel door was slammed shut. immediately Houdini went to the task of picking the large lock. [...]