God ordained a special offering of firstfruits, linked to the Feast of Pentecost, to be presented to Him by the Israelites. This ceremony attending this offering teaches important lessons for Christians today.
This message analogizes four athletic coaching/playing approaches to biblical strategies God's people must implement as we "run the race" toward our finish line (1 Corinthians 9:24-27).
Our experiences in life can be a great educational tool--if we learn from them.
Why were you born? What is the meaning of life? Passover and Unleavened Bread are the first two steps in the plan of salvation.
The Scriptures exhort us to "speak the truth in love" (Ephesians 4:15). But is it possible to speak the truth without loving? Or to speak lies in love? And if so, what is our standard as followers of Jesus Christ?
We mature physically and emtionally with the passage of time as humans. However, what does God's Word say about "spiritual maturity"? What does God's Word say about one who is spiritually mature?
Many in the Christian world believe they are called and converted. However, what is involved in God's unique calling of His people? The scripture shows the very unique and special involvement that God has in calling us to be a part of His Church.
The training Peter received that helped him grow into the powerful Apostle and leader in the early Church God intended him to become.
Scripture tells us that Christianity is a journey from the carnal mind to the mind of Jesus Christ, and its ultimate goal is something called perfection. Can a converted Christian be carnal? And how can I ever hope to be perfect? The answers to these questions can be both sobering and encouraging. Given 01/26/2013 by Mr. David Johnson.