Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
The Bible teaches that blessings and curses cannot spring from the same source.
Self-sufficiency weakens us, deprives us from support which we might have benefitted from, and widens the gap between our public persona and our private struggles.
The term “gazelle” appears on numerous occasions in the Bible, especially in relation to the Jewish peoples nutritional prescriptions. But it also appears as a symbol of lightness of foot and speed.
Four views within the evangelical world.
We can easily think that our hands are of little use and that even our arms could not be trusted on an important mission.
The Bible says that pride was the main cause of man's first sin.
The danger of demonology.
We are part of a team, God's team.
Many commentators believe this to be the flower that Solomon referred to as “the lily of the valley” in the Song of Songs.
Similarities and differences.
Ask God to help you show love to all, even though some may not want to accept it.
Resins are organic secretions produced by many plants with the aim of providing a natural protection against insects, fungi and other pests.
The differences between Romanism and Protestantism.
We can fall into the 'busyness' of doing many things, possibly even for God and for fellow- Christians... but without having sought God's face.
The root of the opposition which we face is spiritual, so the weapons with which we counter it are spiritual too: Prayer, Faith, Acknowledgment of our reliance upon God – coupled with effort, strategising and resolution.
The differences between Rome and Protestantism.
Few things have as much influence on a person's performance as their personal problems.
How to differentiate between the two Protestant reformers?
Many are complete unknowns to us, but their glorious stories are written in heaven and thousands of angels sing a song of praise to God as they arrive there.
Honesty, nobility and dependence on the Almighty are always the characteristic features of those who are being shaped and used as vehicles of His divine will.
Our world can never be improved by bitter, griping people.
Spelt (Triticum spelta) is much older than wheat (Triticum aestivum) and was therefore the variety that was best known and most widely used in Bible times.
In the aeroplane I decide to talk to the Lord in a low voice, and too bad if the other passengers find this odd.
His arms are open wide, waiting for you. You'll not find a more secure and loving place.
The experience of God granting their desires did not draw the people of God any nearer to him.