Each phase of life brings special needs and challenges. All of us face unique temptations and difficulties, as well as opportunities, because of functions and responsibilities the Lord places upon us. Continue reading
What is the religion that God accepts? Not all religions are created equal. Religions often are made to deceive oneself. Many religions have no value whatsoever before God. Here’s one requirement of the divinely acceptable religion. Continue reading
Just as the apostle Paul speaks, in 2Co 7, about the sadness that produces repentance and the sadness that brings about death, two kinds of despair exist: one that leads to passivity and another that leads a person to seek help desperately. Continue reading
What is the most positive verse in 1 Corinthians 9? The question is a subjective one, of course, so that each may choose his own favorite, but I found mine at the end of the chapter. In the discussion about support for “those performing the holy services,” Paul concludes with this affirmation.
Instead I subdue my body and make it my slave, so that after preaching to others I myself will not be disqualified (1 Corinthians 9:27 NET).
What!? This is the most positive verse, you ask? See why: Continue reading