Ecclesiastes 2:24 There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God, 25 for apart from him who can eat or who can have enjoyment? 26 For to the one who pleases him God has given wisdom and knowledge … Continue reading Glorify God in Your Work
The Biblical Teaching The Synoptic Gospels contain diverse uses and meanings of the term Lord when applied to Jesus. Many instances of the use of the term do not designate deity. On some occasions, those who called Jesus “lord” were using the concept as a form of an address to a superior, somewhat in the sense of our … Continue reading The Lordship of Jesus Christ and Why it Matters
There are so many responses that should flow from the Christian towards their great God. Reverence, humility, obedience, all of these things are proper and necessary responses to this glorious Triune God, but I believe there is one response which serves as the primary response of the Christian to God, and is the response by which all … Continue reading Love is the Primary Response to God
Paul wrote to the church at Colossae, “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him” (Col. 3:17). James, the half-brother of the Lord wrote, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves” (Jam. 1:22). … Continue reading Being Missionaries in Both Word and Deed
And the men marveled, saying, “What sort of man is this, that even winds and sea obey him?” -Matthew 8:27 There is so much debate today regarding who Jesus was. Was he a teacher, prophet, good man, or God? Many religions have made attempt after attempt to try and disprove that Christ was the God-Man … Continue reading Who is this Jesus: God, Man, or Both?
In light of the fear of persecution that many early Christians faced it in no way undercut the missional nature of the church, and the desire by many to see the gospel spread throughout the world. It would seem as though the persecution of their fellow Christians would have undermined the courage of other Christians … Continue reading We are all Called to be Missionaries according to the Early Church
“The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.” – Deuteronomy 29:29 In the previous two blogs, we have looked at the two wills of God, namely his secret will and his revealed will. This is … Continue reading Let’s Dive Deeper: A Brief Theology on the Two Wills of God pt. 3