Our Ancestors Versus the Church
He was buried sitting down, in a cupboard built specially for that. Grandpa was a pagan until death, and so his burial threw up so many weird pagan rituals. From the bizarre, to the downright hilarious.How God Gives Us Grace Under Fire
What is left when you have nothing left? What is left when you find yourself incapable, immobile or unable? The answer is Grace, Amazing Grace.A Good Connection
For example, to fly well, kites need a steady wind of about 5 to 15 miles per hour, and of course, an open area. Beaches are great and so are schoolyards, parks, farmlands, empty parking lots, and even rooftops. But your kite can have problems if it gets too close to trees and buildings, because they can create turbulence up to three times their heights.How to Ensure the Most Effective Bible Study on Revelation 17
If you are one of those who believe that the book of Revelation cannot be understood, you need to think again. The seventeenth chapter demonstrates that Bible study on Revelation can become a breeze if you simply follow the instructions in prophetic interpretation.The Joy of Repetition!
Those who have visited Israel (and probably most of those who haven’t) will have heard of the “Wailing Wall”, which is part of the ancient city of Old Jerusalem, and located at the foot of the western side of the Temple Mount. This section of wall is the only surviving remnant of the ancient Temple – not the original Temple of Solomon (destroyed by the Babylonians in 586 B.C.) but of the second temple, and more specifically a part of the extensions made to that temple by Herod the Great in 19 B.C., which makes the wall still thousands of years old.How to Hit a Homerun and Know Who Really Lives in Your Life
One of the most profound stories from Martin Luther and why his simple three word answer was unbelievable. Plus learn how the best hitters are able to get a home run when they have less than half a second to do so and how it applies to your own growth. And finally, what really is supposed to happen to all the old baggage. Hint: it is not what many people think!Jesus’ Best Joke?
Did you hear the one about the Pharisee and the Tax Collector who wandered into the Temple at the same time to pray. Now I know I’m being a little free with my translation here. I know most translations say that Jesus told them a ‘parable’ rather than a ‘joke’, but I’m not the first person to suggest that ‘joke’ is actually a very good translation.Death And The Everlasting!
I had seen many people die before that day, many of them in horrible circumstances. As a child I went through a civil war in my country of birth, and seeing the mobs killing someone with sticks and machetes was nothing strange, seeing a person being burned alive wasn’t strange either.Psalm 87 – Citizens of the City of God
This is the idea sheltered in this psalm. We’re to be known via our re-birth as Kingdom fledglings, pledged to the allegiance of One and one only.The Last Message of Daniel: 16 – (Final) The End of All and the Return of Christ
God to an angel to the prophet to us. You can believe it or not believe it. I believe it, just as Daniel passed it on. This is the way the world as we know it, ends. Not with a bang or a whimper, but with the magnificent reign of Jesus Christ.Simple Ways God Teaches Us
There is an old Chinese story about a well known guru who wanted to seek more wisdom so he climbed a tall tree and sat there all day and night to meditate. The local people would visit him and stand at the bottom of the tree to him to ask him for advice. Word of his wisdom soon spread and people from far and wide would seek his knowledge and it soon reached the governor of that province who traveled three days to that remote village where the guru was.The Truth About Once Saved Always Saved and The Eternal Security of the Believer
A major topic of debate among Christians around the world today is based on the “eternal security” of the believer. Many people hold the position that once a person is saved, they are eternally secured in Christ, and therefore will remain saved from that point forward. Others teach that you can be saved for a period of time but then “fall away” due to any number of factors such as certain sins or lack of faith. The Bible is quite clear in teaching that a person who is saved by God will be kept saved by God.