Modern Christianity teaches that we were born with the bad part of our nature. How can that be, as God made the creation, including Adam and Eve, and said, "This is good?" If we are not born with it, how did we come by it?
Jesus said all Christians need to have the attitude of a child. Why did he say that? In our world, when we tell an adult they are acting like a child, it’s not meant to be a good thing. So this dichotomy runs us smack into one of the great spiritual paradoxes. Understand more about it in Acting Like a Child.
Looking up the term "Day of Visitation," most of the links go to the narrower prophetic meaning. We took a different approach. If "God comes" is the literal meaning of the term, then it also applies to God's work in our individual lives.
In the Bible, we are told that the Church is to follow the original faith presented to it by Jesus Christ. It never needs updating. The original doctrines are eternal. But does that mean that the Church is never to adapt to societal shifts? Explore this topic with us in Up with the Times. Think ahead rather than behind.
God tells us over 360 times in the Bible, "Fear not." This command is usually related to fearing what others might do to us. God, however, tells us there is never any reason for this kind of fear. Explore the issue further in Fear or Fear Not.
As everyone knows, people are busier than ever, on a whole. This puts pressure on us to do the bare minimum on tasks, trying to get more things done. There is one area of life where we can’t afford to do that.