Archive for December 2009

The Love Triangle

And so faith, hope, love abide [faith—conviction and belief respecting man’s relation to God and divine things; hope—joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; love—true affection for God and man, growing out of God’s love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love”(1Cor. 13:13). After all is said and done, [...]

Christian Maturity

The word “mature” conveys many images to our minds, but in all instances they somehow embody the idea of “fully developed.” Thus a mature Christian is one who is fully developed in regard to…? The book of Hebrews answers this question clearly: ”Concerning this we have much to say which is hard to explain, since [...]

Knowing God’s Will

Knowing God’s Will The word “will” can mean “purpose.” It can also mean the power of conscious, deliberate action; the decision making part of our mind. Furthermore, it can be a written document describing the distribution of a person’s estate after death. God has a will (purpose) for us as a collective body of believers. [...]

The Life Is In the Blood

The Bible is a book of the Blood: from Gen 3:21 where God made tunics of animal skins for Adam and Eve and Gen 4:10 where Abel’s blood calls out to the Lord right through to Revelations 19:13 where Jesus is dressed in a robe made white by dipping in His own Blood. In the [...]