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Category Archives: Meaning and Purpose
Paul, Silas, and Timothy evangelized Philippi, Macedonia in about 51 A.D., while on Paul’s second great missionary journey. Among the converts were Lydia and her household, and a Philippian jailer and his household (Acts 16). This began a long relationship … Continue reading
What was it that made me like Anthony Bourdain? It was not his religious beliefs. He was not religious to my knowledge. It was not his politics. We were politically, I think, very far apart. It was not his profanity. … Continue reading
God has given many commandments. It is said that the Old Covenant contained 613 commandments Israelites were to follow. It is said that the New Covenant contains 1,050 commandments Christians are to follow. Whatever the numbers, God has given many … Continue reading
One report indicates that 49.6% of American adults get physical exercise at least 30 minutes per day, three days per week; and 18.5% get physical exercise one or two days per week. (statisticsbrain.com, source WedMD, research date: 1-1-2014). Perhaps, you are one … Continue reading
A common but faulty view exists concerning the purpose of the worship assembly. Some have thought that the church’s worship assemblies should primarily be geared toward the non-Christian. Some have thought that the best place for evangelism is the worship … Continue reading
Centuries ago in Spain, a Prince of Grenada, for political reasons, was sentenced to life in solitary confinement. He was imprisoned in Madrid’s “The Place of the Skull” prison. He was allowed one book, the Bible. He read it through, … Continue reading