Teologi

Heaven’s Happiness

The Joy from heaven interprets three different ways expressing our love to God through heart, bliss, and worship. There are many pictures of which imaginative church leadership might describe in sermon and song—some of these are even supported by scripture. ...streets of gold , mansions , a palatial and lavish table spread as a marriage feast for innumerable guests all…
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Teologi

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the central theme of our faith! (John H. King) Consider the potential impact for peace of a religion whose founder promoted a wide-spread and unconditional forgiveness at the moment of his death—a tortured and undeserved death. Consider the testimony of one of the followers of this religious thought whose final words while being stoned for that very religion…
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Teologi

Lost and Found

"We need to take a few steps back from the immediate context of Judah in Babylonian captivity to see into the spiritual realm where God's people need rescuing from this evil age. The message, in other words, is eschatological as well as historical.  God's people will return not just to the Old Jerusalem but to the New One as well."…
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Teologi

Taking Refuge (Trust) in the Lord

There is a Hebrew word which means "to take refuge" that is consistently translated "to trust" in the King James Version.  There is a difference in meaning between the two ideas. So, you can imagine my surprise to find such a rarity. The word "Trust" has a long history signifying a sense of security originally based on the economy (the…
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Kolom

The Will of God

God's will for our life is the best thing that could happen to us in terms of our sense of achievement, success, accomplishment, fulfillment, meaningfulness, peace, to name a few. (John King) While in prayer, my thoughts gravitated toward Romans 12:2 And be not conformedto this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that…
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Kolom

Hidden Treasures

The psalmist thought he loved the Word because he enjoyed singing it and studying it, but he found that he needed to “hid it” in his heart (John King) I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Psalms 119:11 Many scholars maintain the author of the 119th Psalm is a youth, based on…
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Kolom

The Assembly

This in not just an assembly; it is a festive one. It is heaven's version of a New Year's Eve at the start of all new beginnings in Christ, a celebration heightened by the appearance of Jesus and the saints of previous spiritual victories.  It undoubtedly highlights the songs of praise to God for Calvary (John King) Hiding in plain…
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