We’ve been suggesting that the obvious truth of morality might provide evidence for God’s existence, as well as reason to think that this obvious truth depends ultimately on God. At first glance, such a claim might seem implausible, if not… Read More ›
Each year we proclaim the joyous celebration of the resurrection. One day out of a whole year we flamboyantly sing and praise the realization that Jesus has risen.
Цена за наше искупление – это кровь Сына Божьего Иисуса Христа. Разве может быть более высокая цена? Может ли что-нибудь сделать вас еще ценнее?
Hating father and mother? Didn’t the Lord say that we were to honor our father and our mother (Exodus 20:12)? Hating wife and children? Doesn’t Paul tell husbands to love their wives–the way that Christ loved the Church (Ephesians 5:25)?
Don’t you just wish sometimes that life had an instruction manual? Well, actually God has given us one. It’s called The Bible; it’s our guide and source as we follow Jesus.
Physical battles involve spiritual ones, and it works in the opposite as well. We must recognize that it is only the Gospel and the sight of Jesus in his saving grace that can give us faith and genuine obedience. Command and threats are part of Scripture, and we need to acknowledge them, and when we do so, we will more deeply feel our need for Jesus Christ, but commands and threats, even when nicely issued as helpful suggestions, cannot fill our sails with faith, hope, and love. Apart from the Gospel, the law is the most terrible burden and can lead us to either despair or the delusion of self-righteousness.
When we look at world views, we are influenced and confined within the world view we subscribe. These act like a lens through which we look at the world whit our definition of reality around us. It is part of our subconscious attributes that only influence us to look through those lenses at reality. That world view is on a framework that provides answers to four questions that relate directly to us.
Love is not a feeling, love is the foundation of faith. Do you love God? Do you love Him with all of your heart? Do you choose to love and treasure Christ over the things of this world? Worship is a choice. Who you choose to worship is a choice. Your heart can either worship God or the gods of this world.