Contributed on Mar 18, 2011
1) The Correspondent (Revelation 3:1c), 2) The Church (Revelation 3:1a), 3) The City (Revelation 3:1b), 4) The Concern (Revelation 3:1d, 2b), 5) The Commendation (Revelation 3:4), 6) The Command (Revelation 3:2a-3), and 7) The Counsel (Revelation 3:5-6).
As the world continued to look on with horror and continued concern over Japan’s recent earthquakes and Tsunami, reports have now surfaced of previous unheeded warnings from Nuclear safety officers that Japan’s Nuclear facilities were inadequate to withstand a sizeable earthquake and needed to be ...read more
Contributed on Mar 26, 2011
The Living Church" manifested: 1) Spiritual Life (Acts 2:42) & 2) Spiritual Attitudes (Acts 2:43-47a). The result was 3) Spiritual Impact (Acts 2:47b).
A study presented Tuesday at the American Physical Society meeting in Dallas noted a steady rise in the percentage of residents in Australia, Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Switzerland who claim no religious affiliation. The researchers ...read more
Contributed on Apr 2, 2011
1) The Manner of Christ’s Love (Ephesians 5:25–31) and 2) The Motive of Christ’s Love (Ephesians 5:32-33) for His "Glorious Church"
Those who provide premarital and marital counseling often hear couples express deficient ideas of love. When asked what they mean by “I love you,” one or the other is likely to answer in self-centered language about being loved, feeling good, enjoying the other’s personality and so on. But here in ...read more
Contributed on Apr 9, 2011
Sexual sin: 1) Is harmful to everyone involved (1 Corinthians 6:12a); 2) It gains control over those who indulge in it (1 Corinthians 6:12b); and 3) It perverts God’s purpose for the body (1 Corinthians 6:13-20).
This past week has given the world a preview of the demise of the entertainment industry. Charlie Sheen and Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, as one commentator said, stood on its coffin and hammered in nails, one in Detroit (where Mr. Sheen was booed off the stage) and the other at Rutgers University ...read more