When the people in the churches of America saw that Jesus was so long in coming back to deliver them, they went to their pastors and said, “Come, make us gods who are easier, more practical and beneficial to us and our families. Let us embrace humanism, psychology, ‘word of faith’ power and prosperity gospel.…… Continue reading Worshiping a Golden Calf
17 Don’t walk as the Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind: How did the Gentiles walk? They took on the day, their jobs, their relationships, their daily activities, with no consideration of God. So then, what was their mind focused on? Their own selves, their own wishes, impulses and lusts. All of these…… Continue reading Notes on Ephesians 4: 17-32
(based on Josh De Koning’s sermon at Crossway Bible Church, May 13th, 2018) We must respond to the authorities that have been placed in our life, in a way that glorifies God. Children honor their parents by obeying them, employees submit to their boss by acting on expectations, Christians respect their elders by hearing their…… Continue reading Submitting and Leading in Honor of Christ
To the woman he said, “I will make your pains in childbearing very severe; with painful labor you will give birth to children.” To Adam he said, “Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life… By the sweat of your brow, you…… Continue reading A Defiant Generation
It is more important to allow God to work in you and develop you than to do a ‘good job’ at home or at work. The former doesn’t diminish the other necessarily but should be the primary focus of a Christian who is longing for a deeper walk with Christ. When comparing God’s workmanship in…… Continue reading Leadership’s Gethsemane
On the 5th day, after God divided light from darkness, separated the firmament, revealed dry land, brought forth grasses, seeds and fruit-bearing trees, made seasons, and illuminated day and night, he created whales, every living creatures in the waters and winged fowl of many kinds. Upon gazing at fishes and birds, God “saw that it…… Continue reading Pre-Fall Diet
I believe in the uniqueness of this planet, and in a created universe. I believe in His unmatched wisdom as He formed the earth and all of its inhabitants. I believe in the greatness of His thoughts for all and towards each one of us, personally. I believe people’s lives have a purpose, always known…… Continue reading I believe….