Unity was so important to Jesus that he told his disciples that if they were in the temple about to make a sacrifice and suddenly recalled that someone had something against them, they should immediately leave the temple, seek out the one offended and make peace. Getting the relationship right is more important than performing religious activities.
We like to think of ourselves as generous, but there is something about human nature that causes us to want "something for nothing." This tendency causes all kinds of trouble. Learn to get away from it in our latest presentation, Something for Nothing.
Jesus tells us in the Bible “judge not that you be not judged.” Then again he tells us to “judge righteous judgment.” Which is it? Did you know that in the answer is a strong connection to our spiritual and mental health? Learn more about it in Judging Others.
The very first thing God showed us to do in his Word, very few of us are willing to do. One of the greatest blessings God has ever given us is also one of the things humans have resisted the most. Learn how to be blessed by God in our latest presentation, Keeping the Sabbath.
Jesus wasn't afraid the world would rub off on him. He rubbed shoulders with all kinds of people so he would rub off on the world. One way we Sabbatarian Christians can rub off on in our world is our observance of the Sabbath. To do that we need an explanation that speaks the concerns of non-Sabbatarians.
What do you know about tithing? Do you tithe? Did you know that the word Tithe means" Tenth?" The financial blessing that God promises from tithing is so certain that God even uses it as proof that He exists.
Most people know that gratitude expressed is a social benefit to the one expressing and the one receiving. And most Christians know that God tells us to be grateful to Him for his blessings (and trials). But did you know that gratitude is also an indicator of mental health?
The Day of Atonement, Jewish Holy Day, or Christian Observance? Did you know that the Apostle Paul used the Day of Atonement to explain the New Covenant? That said, how could the day not have meaning for us?
The Bible calls Christians “saints.” Some people think a saint is a perfect, or nearly perfect person. But the Bible emphasizes something else. Learn more about what saints are and do as well s the mindset they carry with them.
It's been said there are two things never to talk about with someone if you want to stay friends: Religion and politics. We decided to kill two birds with one stone in this presentation and talk about both of them at once -- but we still want to be friends!
Lots of questions and opinions arise on the topic of baptism. Some think it's vital. Others think it's irrelevant. Some think it's for adults. Others think it's for infants. It seems each church has a time-honored way of presenting it. What does the Bible say? Learn from the Scriptures about baptism and what it signifies to God and should signify to us.
Baptism is the rite that signifies a person's commitment to God as a Christian. What kind of commitment is it? Is it like joining a club? We might think so as we view the contemporary Christian scene. But Baptism is much more than that. Go deeper in Deadman Walking.
Jesus told the Pharisees they were like whitewashed tombs - nice looking to the eye, but inside full of decay. What was the decay he was talking about? And since Whited Sepulchres is about baptism, what does a burial site have to do with that topic?