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
"As you come to him the living Stone--rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him--you also, like living stone, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices pleasing to God though Jesus Christ" (1 Peter 2:4,5).
The metaphor is rich and deep with many layers. The world thinks poorly of Christ but his are the values of divinity--he is precious to God. God's enterprise begins with Christ, is founded on him, and extends from him, throughout the world in those who 'come to him.' Christ and his people are the 'house' God builds for himself in the world, to be in. As living stones we are material that God is using to bless others.
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