Seeds of Change
Jan 19, 2010 by Craig Blomberg | 0 Comments
“God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of the fact. Exalted to the right hand of God, he has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit and has poured out what you now see and hear. For David did not ascend to heaven, and yet he said, 'The Lord said to my Lord: ... [More]
Jan 11, 2010 by Doug Groothuis | 0 Comments
Make 2010 your Year of the Bible. I am convinced that most Christians in the US do not take the Bible very seriously enough. When the young Chinese peasant, Brother Yun finally got a Bible (after 100 days of prayer and partial fasting), he immediately began to memorize it--and preach it. (See his ... [More]
Jan 04, 2010 by Gordon Lewis | 0 Comments
To Pilate, an official representative of the Roman Empire, Jesus explained, “In fact, for this reason I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth” (John 18:37).
“What is truth?” Pilate asked (v.38).
Probably Pilate did not wait to hear the ... [More]
Dec 28, 2009 by Howard Baker | 0 Comments
"By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things. And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. If we live by the Spirit, let us ... [More]
Dec 21, 2009 by Bruce Demarest | 0 Comments
While traveling for business or pleasure we are careful to bring along what is needed for the journey. So it is with the spiritual journey to our heavenly home. While God faithfully does His part, so we must do our part (see Phil. 2:12-13; 2 Peter 1:3-8). As Augustine put it, “Without God we ... [More]