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I believe that a major misunderstanding exists among some Christians and among many non-Christians. I am speaking of the need for moral perfection, flawless performance of God’s law, or absolute sinless living. When a Christian has this misunderstanding, the consequences … Continue reading
Posted in Dedication, Faith, Sin Tagged 1 Peter 1:15-16, 1 Peter 1:3-4, 2 Samuel 11-12, adam clarke, agape, be holy as I am holy, be perfect as I am perfect, David, flawless performance of law, Galatians 2, Galatians 6:14, Hebrews 12:14, living by faith, love, Matthew 26, Matthew 5:48, mature love, model or standard of life, moral perfection, peter, Philippians 3:9, Psalm 32, pursue peace and holiness, repent and pray, sinless perfection, teleioi, wayne jackson, what does God expect?, willful sin 2 Comments
Do We Have Absolute Truth?
We do not know all things. In the physical realm, not all has been discovered (Proverbs 25:2 cf. Job 38 – 42). In the spiritual realm, not all has been revealed. We do not know when the Lord will return … Continue reading
Posted in Bible Study, christian growth, Doctrine, God`s word, Plan of salvation, truth Tagged 1 Timothy 2:4, 2 Timothy 3:15, agnosticism, can we understand the Bible, children can learm, common people heard him gladly, desire and effort, desire wrong things, Deuteronomy 6:6-7, ezra, God desires all be saved, ignorant, IQ, Jesus, Mark 12:37, Mark 16:15, mensa, moses, must one be a scholar, one heart journal, paul, peter, the gospel is for all, truth, unstable, vincent's word study, why some do not understand, wrest to own destruction Leave a comment
I’ve heard people say things like, “I’m just an ordinary person. What can I do?” They reason that since they lack formal or specialized training and eloquence of speech they are useless in the service of God… The truth is, … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, Soul Winning, stewardship Tagged amos, andrew, carpenter, David, elisha, encouragement for those who think that they can do nothing, esther, farmer, fishermen, gatherer of sycamore fruit, gideon, God can use ordinary folks, ignorant, james, john, joseph, keeper of sheep, moses, no special training, ordinary folks can accomplish the extraordinary, orphan, paul, peter, plowboy, ruth, shepherd, speech difficulty, unlearned, wheat farmer, widow Leave a comment
Jesus: His Humanity
Some people have a difficult time relating to Jesus, because somewhere they have gotten the idea that He was specially protected, and shielded from the difficulties of life as we experience it. Nothing could be further from the truth of … Continue reading
Posted in Jesus, Miracles, Suffering, Temptation Tagged born of woman, carpenter, church at Corinth, churches of galatia, David, dont feel sorrow for self, excruciating, homer hailey, hunger and thirst, hungry, increased in wisdom stature favor, Jesus emptied self, Jesus series, Jesus' humanity, jonah, josephus, judas, manger, miraclulous abilities and sin, miricles by holy spirit, moses, nazareth, no form of comliness, no halo, no special beauty, pain, peter, physical limitations, prophet of 1 Kings 13, samson, sleep, Solomon, sorrow and grief, talmud, tasted death, tempted, thirsty, tired, weary Leave a comment