Throughout the Bible, we see God separating things and making distinctions. Even the creation account describes him as separating light from darkness, and water from the sky and dry ground (Gen 1:4, 6, 9). He intended Israel to be separate… Continue reading →
Most people consider death the end of existence, but the Bible shows us physical death is a transition to existence in the spiritual realm. In the same way, most consider losing something of value as undesirable, whereas the Bible shows… Continue reading →
“Civil disobedience that honors God involves disobeying without rebelling [without resisting authority] and refusing to comply while continuing to submit [accepting the consequences].”
— A quote from “A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense and Civil Disobedience,” a book by… Continue reading →
The Law of Reciprocity allows us to receive as a result of what we give or do. Scripture makes it clear we might receive the same thing we give, such as mercy (Mt 5:7). Or we might not receive in… Continue reading →
“Human government is God’s system for administering justice, and as such deserves our support. Among other things, this means we are to respect and honor the person in the position of authority regardless of their personal righteousness.”
— A quote… Continue reading →
Typically, this spiritual law is called the Law of Use or the Law of Harvest, but I prefer to call it the Law of Increase because the emphasis is on using resources to produce more than we had originally.
I’m not a sinner saved by grace, as many Christians claim. Yes, I once was a sinner, but I was saved by God’s grace and now I’m his child. By his grace, I’m growing spiritually and committed to serving him.… Continue reading →
Faith is not something we merely possess; rather, it’s something we use. Unless we act, our faith produces nothing, has no value and essentially is dead (Jas 2:17).
In the Greek language and the New Testament, there is no distinction… Continue reading →