This testimonial comments on God’s faithfulness to his people, Israel during a period of its history marked by serial apostasy and idolatry. God’s de...
“But the Lord was gracious to them and had compassion and showed concern for them because of the covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. To this day h...
June 16, 2016
Yes, WE TOO. That is to say, even the lawful, moral and devout ought not believe in their own decency and piety. They ought not do so because it is fa...
" . . .So we too have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by observing the law" (Galatians 2:1...
March 27, 2016
This is not a maxim which should be used say, by an investor in the stock market, as an insurance to guarantee profits. It is not a promise of short t...
"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously" (2 Corinthians 9:6).
November 21, 2016
"Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them . . . . So that in every way they will make the teaching about God our Savior more attractive" (Titus 2:9,10).
The evil of slavery is not directly addressed in this verse. That was to come later as the wider implications of the gospel dawned on the early disciples. Nevertheless the disfigured human relationship that is slavery, will not be able to withstand the spirit of service to which even slaves are called as Christ's disciples. Even unjust social structures can be brought down--not by disrespect and hostility--but by humility and love for the evildoer.
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