In this Issue: “Handmade”, Comprehending the Incomprehensible Love of God, Worth Dying For, Teaching Money and Material Values, Man Created or Descended?, The Paradox of Tolerance, and more.
Fatherhood is a choice, not an accident. It is not a job for the faint of heart. Like Noah of old, fathers are called by God to make safe places for themselves, their homes, and the church/school---physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Noah shows fathers how to find grace in the eyes of God.
In an era of politically active churches and religious organizations, Christians need to ask the question: “Are church and state truly compatible?” There are intrinsic, irreconcilable differences, including its purpose, structure and method of control.
Spiritual God-given gifts to Christians are an asset to the church. Some have to do with speaking or serving, such as the gifts of evangelism, teaching, prophecy, faith, and giving. What a privilege to be able to be of some service to the church!
In this article, we are called to look at our lives in relation to God's Word. Are we trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord; or are we leaning, falling trees that are allowing the culture around us to erode our roots?.
Communion: a Christian ordinance, a commemoration, an anticipation, a confirmation, a participation in the sufferings of Christ, the Head of the church. We do not remember His death alone, but in the fellowship of the body of believers. Let us commune with Him, and with each other, "till He come."
Washing feet? at church?? Did Jesus really mean for people in the 21st century to do THAT? A study of our Lord's example in John 13, and the lessons He taught of spiritual cleansing, humble service, sacrificial love and equality, that will still bless obedient Christians who wash feet today.
Live and let live! Many roads lead to Heaven! How should the Christian relate to such views? Arm yourself with the mind of Christ, and cultivate an allegiance to Him that makes you live like someone who believes that the end of all things is at hand.
Throughout history, many believers have confused the eternal City of God with human and religious conterfeits. Believers who would truly build the church need an allegiance to the authentic "City of God."
This book is intended to be a study guide to equip men to a life of service to God. The lessons are designed to work as a self guided study or a group study. The goal is to develop Godly character in all areas of life.
No matter which role you find yourself filling in the family - the prodigal failure or the faultless older brother - you will be challenged as you listen to this discourse on a familiar Bible story.