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Tag Archives: war
The Soldier, The Athlete, and The Farmer
Paul used three earthly professions to illustrate the way a Christian should live. Let’s notice – 1. The Good Soldier “You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ” (2 Timothy 2:3). Christians are frequently described in … Continue reading
Posted in Dedication, Endurance, Judgment, Textual study Tagged 2 Timothy 2, 2 Timothy 4:7-8 cf. 2 Timothy 2, archery, ben johnson, boxing, caution is needed, christian athlete, christian farmer, christian soldier, christion living, committment is needed, compete according to the rules, consequence of labor, disqualified athletes, early rain and latter rain, Endurance, endure hardships, entaglements of life, fight good fight, finish course, harvest, husbandman, illustration from three earthly professions, James 5, jim thorpe, kept the faith, lance armstrong, marion jones, partake of crops, partaking fruit, participant or spectator, patience, paul's crown, please him who enlisted, reward does not come immediately we must wait, run race, running, sports illustrations, the crowned athlete, the good soldier, the hard working farmer, war, wrestling Leave a comment
Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 4)
This world is filled with evil, and it can be a very dangerous place. April 04, 1965: U.P.I. reported, “For the past 5,500 years, the world has known only some 300 years of peace. Since 3,600 B.C, there have been … Continue reading
Posted in Ethics, Government, Stats Tagged abraham, Acts 23, can christian serve in government, can christian serve in military, citizenship, daniel, death penalty, erastus, esther, ethics, Exodus 22, Genesis 14, government, john f. kennedy, joseph, Matthew 5, melchizedek, number of years with no war, paul, Romans 12, Romans 13, self defense, thomas sowell, turn other cheek, war Leave a comment
A Careful Study of Matthew 24:1-35
Religious history is filled with date-setters. William Miller, a member of what later became the Seventh Day Adventist, was one such. In 1843 he set a date for the Lord’s return. The predicted year of His return was to be … Continue reading
Posted in end times, Jehovah Witnesses, Premillennialism, Seventh Day Adventists, Textual study Tagged 1843, 1844, 1845, 1914, 1918, 1988, 70 a.d., abomination of desolation, caligula, charles russell, city gates, claudius, date setters, earth quakes, edgar whisenant, end times, false christs, famines, galba, gospel preached in all world, Jehovah Witnesses, Luke 21, Mark 13, Matthew 24, millerites, natural disasters, nero, otho, persecution, pestilence, Premillennialism, rapture, rumors of war, sabbath, seventh day adventist, signs, signs of end times, the comings of Christ, the great disappiontment, titus, vespatian, vitellius, war, william miller, winter Leave a comment