even calls out the compromising bishops who have let this state of affairs continue. The clearest and most articulate teaching on Christian values I’ve heard in a long time. It is long but well worth the time.
Pastors indulge sin with false grace that confuses license with love, endorses sin as it was actually helping rather than bringing harm. It is a Spiritual War over the truthfulness of God’s Word.
Reconciliation sometimes requires confrontation. It can be an act of love to confront someone with their behavior, rather than ignore it, excuse it, or become indifferent to them. Confrontation can be an act of love.
THE JEWISH CONCEPT OF TIME
REPEATING PATTERNS -CYCLES & TYPES: THE STUDY OF TYPOLOGY
THE WESTERN CONCEPT OF TIME IS LINEAR
John used Genesis to show that the Son of God, made flesh in the Incarnation, was at the beginning of Creation and through him all things were created. Jesus is the Logos: the reason for being and the meaning of life.
We are in a season where we are separated and have to have communion with our families in our homes, which is like the time the Hebrews were hiding in their homes during Passover, as the last plague in Eqypt took the first born children of the Eqyptians.
The problem with the emphasis on prosperity is that it is unbalanced when there is no recognition of the role of suffering in God’s plan for our lives. We see that even Jesus, though having never sinned, was made perfect through suffering. If he was perfected by suffering, can we expect any less for ourselves?
We have been cleansed by the Gift of the Holy Spirit who lives in us. In God’s eyes, is as if we have never sinned because of the blood of Jesus.
from The Scholars Corner First, I must ask you, “which is more real to you: your experience or the Word of God?” The Bible is full of stories of miracles, healings, the dead raised, and to top it all off, the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. But how many of you have experienced these […]