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?
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
LIFE WHAT IS IT’S MEANING?
Life? What’s it all about? Who can make any sense of it? Is there an answer to life? Is there any direction for living life with any real meaning and purpose? These questions, and many others like them, are asked by every human being somewhere along the way: everyone searches for meaning, purpose, and direction. [...]