I, who am an elder myself, appeal to the church elders among you. I am a witness of Christ's sufferings, and I will share in the glory that will be revealed. I appeal to you to be shepherds of the flock that God gave you and to take care of it willingly, as God wants you …
We're cleaning up blog posts again and pulling personal development pieces out of the main texts for each day. We'll keep it, but it doesn't need to be in the teaching material.
It would take a lot of work to catch 300 foxes. How many could one catch on a good day? 3? 4? We should consider that assembling 300 foxes was months of work.
And this I speak for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is comely, and that ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction.
Many Christians want to share the good news and their joy of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ but they're afraid to because, they feel, they don't know the Bible well enough and wouldn't know what to say.
The truth about God is self-evident but we've all been given free will. Therefore there must be a plausible alternative to the truth for those who want it. It's called the strong delusion or the power of error.
Deduction is a wonderful thing. When applied to practical life situations it's as straight forwards as: when one door closes, another door opens. When the doors are closed the conclusion that we may deduce is: it's time to stay put.
There have been times in our life when we didn't know what to do. Or perhaps we knew what to do but we didn't know how to do it. Or maybe we knew what to do but we just didn't want to do it.
The second river is the Gihon; it flows around the country of Cush (Ethiopia).(Genesis 2:13) Good News Translation The fear of doubt, that we (me and the Holy Spirit) actually had a calling, lead us to volunteer for a missions trip to Ethiopia in 2013. We were desperate to find the will of God. We …
And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.