Hebrews 10:25 is one of the most quoted Scriptures about 'church' - yet it is probably one of the most short-changed verses as well. Few know how beautifully the context (v19-39) sets it up as a diamond among rubies. In the next few articles, we will unpack the treasures, unfold the tapestry, unveil the plan of God for His church. This series will be one of the most exciting trips we will take together (100% money-back guarantee)... Church Still Works!
This article deals with the fact that God's law (from Moses to Christ) is good and that its continued presence in church and culture is right, not wrong. The simple truth is that far too many Americans desire a life without any laws or rules at all - and this has bled over into the church!
Communion is always a special day at church. It is one of only two ordinances that separate the church from other spiritual organizations. Every time we share it, it is a sacred day of self-examination and spiritual closeness. This week's communion was more wonderful than I've experienced before. Instead of the normal: deacons in suits, sitting up front, folding the cloth, serving the silver platters... we shared the bread and juice in a different way; and it was so good, I recommend it to you, too!
Jesus was no more himself than when He hung on the cross as the Savior of the world. The seven last sayings of Christ would display seven 'stained-glass vignettes' of the God-man - on display forever in Christianity. Our view of Jesus would be incomplete had we not seen these very-different portraits of Messiah.
It was the most hideous, damnable, obscene instrument of death one could imagine. The cross was man’s best attempt at a torturous hell on earth. No person in their right mind...
In Luke 17:32, Christ commands us to not forget someone very important… Lot’s wife. Her life and death is an example that our minds need not get too far from … the consequences of some foolish & selfish choices that brought destruction to an entire family. Lot lost his livelihood when the city was destroyed. … Continue reading As In The Days of Lot