For our Epiphany small group Bible study this year of 2020, we will read through the first creation story found in Genesis 1:1-2:3. For our first lesson, we will have an overview of the entire story and then spend the remaining six weeks in Epiphany digging deep into this story. Our study…
Usually, even a non-Christian knows something about the earth, the heavens, and the other elements of the world, about the motion and orbit of the stars and even their size and relative positions, about the predictable eclipses of the sun and moon, the cycles of the years and the seasons, about…
The day of the Lord isn’t one of separating good and evil people but of separating the good and evil within a person.
In both the fire of the refiner and in the soap of the fuller, God is making all things new. Rev. 21:5.
See how Malachi looks forward towards the more perfect, faithful covenant of Christ Jesus.
When we read the Hebrew Scriptures, we should continuously look for Jesus Christ within them.
The outward appearance is identical, but the foundations are different. Sand won’t support the building, but rock will. The question that Jesus poses to us in the parable is where is our foundation.
Jesus, through the Sermon on the Mount, is the one that provides us with the correct trajectory. If we are on the way of Jesus then we will hit the mark.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you – the rest of Scripture is commentary.
Our Christian faith forbids us from spying on the sins of others and demands that we are strict and merciless judges when it comes to our own misdeeds. – St. Nikolai Velimirović
Do we obey the trappings of this life and become obedient to acquiring things or do we seek the Kingdom? The promise is that if we seek the Kingdom first, then everything else will fall into place
And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.