Archive | December, 2012

Trinity

Through the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Corinthian church, God teaches us that the Holy Spirit gives us the ability and power to know and understand spiritual things. In 1 Corinthians 2:7-12 Paul writes, “we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God ordained before the ages for our glory, […]

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He Exists

“I don’t believe God exists.” “I don’t believe God created the heavens and the planet we love and call earth.” Does that sound familiar? Perhaps you may have made one of these statements in one form or the other some years ago. Whatever the answer is, there is no denying the fact that there are […]

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Spiritual Fitness

Sloth or laziness is a sin in itself that can be the source of many kinds of sins of omission. It leads to a decline in spiritual fitness. The sin of sloth consists of reluctance through sluggishness of soul to make the effort necessary to perform a good work, either a physical one or a […]

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Pentecost: A Day of Thanks

What do two loaves of bread have to do with the coming of the Holy Spirit? This is not a connection we would normally think about, but remember that the Festival of Pentecost was celebrated by the nation of Israel for many generations prior to the Holy Spirit being given to the Church in the […]

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Christian Parenting: Pentecost

One of the most important things to do before you teach your children about Pentecost or any Biblical lesson is to go over the lesson on your own first. Read the story and think about how you will present it to your children. You have to prepare yourself first. Study and pray about it. No […]

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May the Force be With You

This phrase was made popular by the series of Star Wars movies. Star Wars was extremely poplar when it was originally released and even now is well known and watched over twenty years later. The movie, of course, is based on fiction and purely an entertainment success of George Lucas. I have always been amazed […]

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God’s Plan for Mankind

There is a truism that all believers must consider when striving to draw closer to Almighty God: We plan, and God plans, and He is the best of planners! This is so true, for He is the All-Knowing, the All-Seeing, the All-Hearing, and the All Wise. Because of this, He and He alone is worthy […]

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Be Sanctified

The Longest War in History The longest war in history was the so-called Hundred Years’ War between England and France, 1337-1453, 116 years long. That may be the longest on record, but there was an even longer war—it’s still going on, between good and evil, God and the devil. It began when Lucifer was kicked […]

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Regeneration

It is common knowledge that many Christians believe that they have been “born again,” but have they really? Can a person that has repented of his past life, been baptized, and is considered to have received the Holy Spirit really be born again? Jesus said, “that which is born of the flesh is flesh, and […]

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Is God a Trinity?

One of the most controversial topics in Christianity today is over the nature of God. Is God a single being, two beings, or three? This is a big subject that we cannot fully address in this short article. But what we will do is provide information that casts doubt on the idea that God is […]

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