This article serves up the reasons that a Christian can trust in and rely on the Bible. From TheologyHitsHome.com………………………..
This brief article reminds us that our salvation is not just a “rescue” from an eternity in hell, but more is a growing in our spirits and minds, and hearts to become like Jesus. (and that process will never end). From GraceLifeInternational.com…………….
For you theology fans out there, here is an interesting article that reviews the various views on the Atonement in relation to the sacrifice of Jesus’ life. From Jesus Creed at Patheos.com……………………..
All Are Blessed in the Kingdom of God
Jesus announced in the Beatitudes that even the most deprived and insignificant people on earth could be blessed by living in the kingdom: the poor, those who were grief-stricken, those without reputation or standing (the meek), and so forth. About them he said, “Blessed are they, for theirs is the kingdom of God” (Matt. 5:3–10; Luke 6:20–23). The blessedness was not in their condition of being poor, mournful, or disrespected. They were blessed because they could enter the kingdom, and to be in the kingdom means to be blessed no matter what else happens. They can rest in that. Their future in God is secured, and their present condition redeemed. Forever. No matter what.
From Knowing Christ Today: Why We Can Trust Spiritual Knowledge. Copyright © 2009 by Dallas Willard. All rights reserved. Used with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
Theology of Work Bible Commentary: Jesus the Builder (Mark 6:1-6)
Most believers in North America (and, indeed, in all parts of the world) work in a secular environment for secular employers and with non-Christian work colleagues. As such, we all can learn a lot from the Bible on how to conduct ourselves in the workplace. Here is a brief lesson from Mark 6. From TheologyofWork.org…………………
Here is an article that is short but sweet, and packs a lot of insight into a few words! From AndreaSanborn.com at A View of the Lake……………..
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Sometimes I feel like a Cranky Old Woman. You know the ones – their benchmark for all things good is the past, and they long ago lost their wonder at the sheer miracle of living.
Instagram can do that to me. But it’s not the attention-seeking self-focus of the world that bothers me. It’s all of the trendy Christian “influencers” with SOMETHING TO SAY. Scroll through any list of Christian authors or speakers, and there they are, with their blinding smiles, perfect hair and fashionable shoes. Scan their bios and there will usually be something about coffee and how they don’t always get it right, but they’re trying, and perhaps their weakness for binging Netflix.
Their carefully-curated online personas can leave us ordinary people feeling like we are losing the race to significance.
Covid has stripped many of us of our illusions. We have come…
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I think many people avoid reading and studying the Book of Revelation because of its strangeness and the many controversies over its meaning in church history. But this article by Bible teacher Nancy Guthrie states the case that blessings are to be had from reading this wonderful book of the New Testament! From Crossway.org…………………….
Here is another helpful and interesting article from Bible scholar and author Ann Spangler on theological lessons derived from the various scriptural names for God. In this installment, the focus is on the “King of kings.” From AnnSpangler.com………………………….
I am a firm believer in the thought that, even if one is not called to a ministry of apologetics, studying important aspects of apologetics for any believer will help to increase their faith and trust in God and the Bible, plus also get someone ready to answer any questions about God one may encounter on a day-by-day basis. So, this article does a really great job of summing up six of the most effective arguments for the existence of the God of the Bible. From FreeThinkingMinistries.com…………………..
This is a nice article from one of my favorite writers, Jared C. Wilson. Here, he points out how marvelous are God and His ways through an examination of Mark 12, where the Pharisees and Sadducees tried to stump Jesus in their question about who would the women be married to in heaven that had multiple husbands on earth. Interesting! From For The Church………………………