Teologi

God’s War on Sin

Redemption, there was no other way for God to accomplish this miracle of grace (John H. King).   God’s war with sin is historic in our experience, who were entrapped in a personal world of hurtful passions and endless destructive decisions before we allowed the Savior into our lives to free us. How was that? There was no other way…
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Teologi

A Look At The Beatitudes

The Beatitude is most likely that Jesus was careful to detail those characteristics that once developed, spiritually and emotionally, equip His followers to face the world they must minister in.   I have been meditating on the Beatitudes and wonder if there is an order to Jesus’ enumerated blessings in Matthew 5:3-12. Although there are places in the Sacred text…
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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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