The place we will occupy in the future will be similar to places we occupy now, but there will also be differences. The heavenly place will be a place of manifest glory. Our bodies will have continuity with our present bodies. There will also be discontinuity. Our new bodies are shrouded in mystery—we see through the glass darkly. Yet we receive h…Read More
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time
I Peter 5:6
In our day the call is to esteem yourself, believe in yourself, promote yourself and reward yourself. But God’s word calls us to humility.
God hates pride and has always resisted the proud. He brought devastation to the land of Egypt a…Read More
– And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord, Joshua 24:15
It’s always amazed me when critics say, “These evangelical Christians are trying to cram their values down the throats of other people.”
In response, I want to ask:
“Who is it that re…Read More
When we ask questions about matters that elude our full understanding, we tend to look for models or patterns that are similar to what we do understand. We seek for clues to a new and different paradigm. The shift from earthbound thinking to conceiving of heaven is a massive paradigm shift.
To speak of our mysterious future is to search for…Read More
– And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you, Ephesians 4:32
What soft comfort and what hard conviction are contained in this one admonition! First, we are told that God has, for Christ’s sake, forgiven you (if you are among “the faithful in Christ Jesus” to whom Paul w…Read More
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