What is the difference, biblically and theologically, between agape and phileo. I have read that secular Greek texts/philosophers thought phileo a higher form of…
In Revelation 4-5, John pictures a scene of worship around God’s throne in heaven. Around the throne are twenty-four other thrones on which are seated twenty-four elders (πρεσβυτέρους). I’ve always assumed that the elders were humans, but …
In contemporary history, the third millennium of the Anno Domini or Common Era in the Gregorian calendar is the current millennium spanning the years 2001…
It seems to be an annual rite of passage in many Bible-believing churches. As summer draws to a close, pastors assure the faithful that their church remains committed to the Great Commission. It’s the mission of the church, and thus everyone must help fill the building with people in the coming year. Please know that […]
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Australian Republic? Reasons & Applications Even for the USA Behind The Scenes – Why We Are What We Are – How It Has Happened INTRODUCTION So much is changing in the world so quickly that almost every day now, there are things happening that can relate to the last days to a greater or lesser […]
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What are you holding on to that’s holding you back from being the bold, courageous Christian soldier the Lord has called you to be? I’ve stated many times that we will all be tested and face many trials and tribulations in this world — especially now when every precept of God and His Word is […]
There’s no doubt about it. People enjoy celebrating. Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduation, retirement, and more. Then there are the big celebrations like Christmas and Thanksgiving. These are all happy occasions which should be celebrated with friends and family. God wants us to enjoy life, but He also wants us to use discernment in how and […]
We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit…
It’s always easy to point fingers at others while we turn a blind eye to our own misdoings. Jesus told a parable about a son who decided to rebel against his father and live a wild and extravagant life his own way. We know this as the parable of the prodigal son. Actually, there […]
You see it, the coming food shortages, and are preparing to the best of your ability. If you’re anything like me, you’ve mentioned it to your friends and family and find they often dismiss your warnings. Because of that, I finally recorded a video, and put the warning in writing, and sent it to every […]
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Western European energy policies have put these countries in a dangerous place. Their dependence upon Russia for oil and gas, weather conditions and power plant closures will make for a long, cold, dark and expensive winter. With residents and industries starving for energy, will the leaders respond with wisdom, integrity and courage, or otherwise? Will […]
I have no wrath.
Should someone give Me briars and thorns in battle,
Then I would step on them, I would burn them completely. (NASB)
Simply put, how should we understand this verse? Who are the briars and thorns, and why is it given to s…