When we hear statements like “God needed another angel”, or “It was God’s will or plan”, or simply “God took him or her to be with Him”, we think people probably mean well, and are attempting to give comfort when a loved one departs this life.
There seems to be a stronger than ever push to teach our soul is immortal, that we are spirit beings. Because of this, I’ve decided to cover it again.
Giving, while not a requirement per se, is highly suggested and recommended. And while tithing is giving, there are debates which causes one to question its relevance under the New Covenant.
Having heard this over the years caused me take a closer look. Why? I found it curious that God would hold later generations accountable for the transgressions of their parents, even today.
“God hates sinners.” Have you ever heard that spoken? What about “God loves sinners, but hates sin.” I don’t know about you, but I do not believe God hates sinners. So why do people think this? Follow along with me and let’s see what we can find out…
Churches are gearing up for the influx of people who seem to only show up for Easter, Christmas, and maybe New Years Eve. Did the Church celebrate or observe Easter? I think a better question is, did the Apostles have the Churches celebrate it in it’s current form?
Perfection is a state of being. It is an act of perfecting something. Many view perfection as maturity. The Bible speaks often of being perfect. Yet there is a difference between maturity and perfection. And God desires both for us.
The disciples received the instruction to wait in Jerusalem for the promise of the Holy Spirit. What else were they asked to do?
The world is full of subjects worth thinking or talking about. Many wonderful things occur that could fuel our conversations. Yet too often we hear mentioned the one thing, or in this case, being, we would do better to simply be aware of and resist. It’s Satan, otherwise known as, the Devil!
Eternity is a word so many people contemplate. And they need answers that give comfort and hope. How long is eternity? When does eternity begin? Where will we spend eternity?