I wistfully wonder what it must be like to have had mother, father, aunts and uncles, and grandparents to be spiritual guides and mentors with whom to grow up.
One can only understand within the parameters of his own experience and education. Every missionary understands this.
A man who will throw another person under the train to save five others will throw an entire ethnic group under the train to save a nation. It’s the same thing, and we call it “crimes against humanity”.
Jesus is the only one with the words that will give us real life.
We’re in a war, one more deadly even than an earthly war. Casualties in our war are lost for eternity. Souls hang in the balance. Jesus needs you.
Our modern wanted posters are not a good illustration of the meaning of the preposition “for” in Acts 2:38, nor Matthew 12:41.
“And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent” (John 17:3). When Jesus prayed in the garden of Gethsemane, it was his desire that all men come to know “the only true God.” That can’t be done through drawings or carvings or other […]
Do we honor God as completely as we should?
My mission to spread the bold colors around is not that urgent. I admire gardens that are color-coordinated with two or three subtle tones. Each garden has its own personality, and a bold color scheme is not for everyone. What we do want to accomplish is to add boldness to our faith.
When Jesus was tempted, he faced the temptation as a human being, the same as we do. He did not use his deity to shield him from the devil’s enticements.