Doctrine and Practice in Ephesians

“The book of Ephesians is written as an encyclical (letter to all churches) and it has carefully reasoned and precisely worded theology in a systematic way” (McRay, 2007, p. 337). The first half or section discusses the nature of the church. “The cosmological nature of the church is the central emphasis of the theological section … Continue reading Doctrine and Practice in Ephesians

Marriage God’s Way

Marriage is God’s design for a man and wife to enjoy life together with him as their foundation. Christian marriage is a representation of the love that Jesus Christ has for the church.  God’s love never fails or gives up. Likewise, Christian marriage is intended to last a lifetime. However, sin and unfaithfulness cause some couples … Continue reading Marriage God’s Way

Life After Death (Christians)

Just as death is part of life so judgment is part of death. What is the great hope of the Christian concerning judgment? All men are born into sin because of the sin nature inherited by Adam at the Fall in the Garden of Eden. Death is a part of life because all have sinned … Continue reading Life After Death (Christians)

The Good Samaritan

The Parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:25-37, is God’s way of illustrating to man the definition of true love. “The Parable teaches that authentic spiritual life is defined not by ethnic heritage but by love for God and others” (Strauss, 2007, p. 274). In the context of this scripture, the religious Jews weren’t … Continue reading The Good Samaritan

Pray the Psalms

The Book of Psalms is not just a collection of poetic songs about King David and other wise kings and figures. The Psalms are written for us to apply! "All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God … Continue reading Pray the Psalms