Teologi

Joppa

"Can you, as a believer, be used to bring significant changes into the lives of other people? The Bible's answer to this question would be a resounding yes."   God has worked powerfully in cities. A record of His activity can clearly be seen in the pages of the New Testament. It is most obvious in the ministry of His Son, Jesus Christ.…
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Berita Gereja

Undivided Attention

"As Christians we need to pray, but sometimes we need to make preparations to pray."   Jesus was a man of prayer; He prayed in the company of other people (Luke 3:21), and He prayed by Himself (Matt. 14:23). He offered praise (Matt. 11:25), gave thanks (John 11:41), and made petitions (John 17:6-26). According to the writer of the book…
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Teologi

Prophetic Revelation

"In 1 Corinthians 14 the apostle Paul wrote about the spiritual gift of prophecy. Other texts in the New Testament show us that individuals sometimes received personal prophetic words (Acts 20:23; 21:4; 1 Tim. 1:18). How should you respond if someone gives you a word that they believe is from the Lord?" Have you even been in a place where…
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Teologi

Lessons from Jeremiah

The Old Testament prophets served as God's spokespersons; they delivered God's Word to the people. Jeremiah was one who served the Lord in this ministry. However, we may at times not fully realize some of the challenges he faced.   The ministry of prophets is very prominent in Scripture. In the Old Testament in particular we find many individuals who…
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Teologi

Two Things Jesus Commanded

Baptism and Communion are necessary as the habitual reminder of Christianity to recall the sacrifice of Jesus.   -Theology- Almost all Christian denominations believe in and practice water baptism and communion. There are a variety of opinions about the proper mode of baptism. Some feel that infants may be baptized while others think that only older children or adults should…
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Teologi

Changing Churches

Many Christian believers stay faithful to their church community, but some for various reasons, move to other churches. Sometimes Christians change churches. By that I mean a believer begins to attend a different local church than he or she did in the past. This can happen for a number of different reasons, some of them are good, and some of…
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Teologi

Kindness

Being kind to others is the way to manifest God's character. Recently I had the experience of passing out in a public place. One minute I was leaning on some shopping carts and the next thing I knew I was lying on the floor. When I opened my eyes and looked up I saw the faces of two strangers, at…
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Teologi

Obedience Brings Blessing

Whatever circumstances we face, they should not keep us from obeying God's commands because our obedience will bear fruit someday. Sometimes those of us who are engaged in ministry do not see the results that we had hope for. There are a number of possible explanations for this. It might be that our expectations are not realistic. For example, it…
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