Archive | Winter 2003

Everyone is a Someone to God

Handsome young man pointing at the camera

The ultimate purpose of human life is to be fulfilled at the resurrection. That does not mean God neglects the present physical life. The fulfillment, abundance, happiness, and success of this human life are an integral part of God’s plan. The entirety of the book of Proverbs is filled with instruction and exhortations explaining how […]

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Questions & Answers Winter 2003

Q: Why do you quote from the Old Testament in establishing doctrine for Christians? Shouldn’t Christians get their beliefs from the New Testament alone, especially from the epistle of Paul? A: Listen carefully to what the apostle Paul says about the so-called ” Old Testament”: To Timothy, Paul writes, ” and that from childhood you […]

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Poetry: By You

Trying to find the perfect way. In my mind I wish I’d see God’s final plan laid out for me. Should I take spanish, history, or tech, French, english, shop or home ec? I don’t know which way to go and all I hear is it shouldn’t be so. People say, Jesus knew his call […]

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Pathway to the Future

The Stone block walk path in the garden on water

Thinking about the future and what you are going to do with your life can be scary! First of all, in that place we call the future anything is possible. Bad things can happen as well as good things. How can you know ahead of time how to avoid the bad things in that place […]

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What Does The Bible Have For Me?

Two hands are on a Bible in prayer

Life never ceases to amaze me. Just when we think everything is flowing smoothly, a bump comes up and throws our reality into a cyclone. The question becomes, “What next”? What will be the next problem, what will be the next solution, what should we do next? I rarely know the answer to the first […]

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Can God or Satan Make Me Sin?

Some believe both God and Satan can make an individual sin. To prove this, one might use 2 Samuel 24:1 and I Chronicles 21:1. These verses tell about the same event, which is when David took a census. When one reads 2 Samuel 24:1 it sounds as though God incited David to sin, but when […]

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Start With Your Heart

In I Corinthians 6:12-20, the apostle Paul embarks on a discussion about the human body. In those scriptures Paul speaks of how a Christian ought to live. In verses 19 and 20, Paul says that the “body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.” Taking care of your body shows respect to God, Christ’s sacrifice […]

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