Is Belief In God Reasonable?
The evergreen topic of dissension between believers and nonbelievers has been and will always be reason and relevance for, and faith in, God. Between religions, even, there are incessant arguments and philosophical and theological debates over nuances of God. Moreover, the Christian faith, the church and its denominations, is split in numerous chapters of belief in the differentiating minutia of all things that may be true about God and faith and, therefore, held up for disputation. By this, there is the foretaste of indifference and the aftertaste of competition on all things of divinity. But what is proposed herein makes the issue irrefutable…Finding Guidance In A Faith Base Church
In order to find true guidance in the church you will need to locate a faith based church. It is sad to say but not all churches teach the word of God, it has a form of godliness but denies the power thereof. There are churches that conforms to tradition instead of the truth of God’s word so beware of such dwellings because there are many.Troubles And Trials Are Not Always A Bad Thing
It is so easy to look at troubles and trials as really bad things, or think that God is mad with you or punishing you for something. In the book of Job, Job’s friends came to the conclusion that he must have done some horrible sin to be going through such terrible trials. God initiates things that are out of our control so we will be put in a position of desperation to trust in Him.Meet Me At The Altar – Some Things You Should Know Before You Can Enter Into God’s Presence
Look In The Shadows. When you look at the tabernacle in the shadows you then begin to immediately see that God is telling every man that the way of man is not in himself, and it’s not in man to direct his own steps, if he plans to come into my presence, he can’t come his way, he’s got to come My way. (Jeremiah 10:23) 23 O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps. (Exodus 27:1) But as soon as you get into…The Fiery Trial: We Are Expected To Suffer As A Christian And Not Sin
During our life time we may go through at least one fiery trial. When we do the first thing most of us say is why me. We consider it an act of God, and we think we are being punished for some wrong or sin we must have committed. However, the bible states that we are not to be surprised, and that we should be happy about it.Is Gambling a Sin?
There is a split among many Christians and Churches on the advantages and disadvantages of gambling and what sin, if any, it creates. Many churches and Christians have been taught that Christians should all be rich just because we are followers of Christ, this notion is misleading and false. There is nowhere in the Bible that God tells us that if we follow Him or His Son that we will be made rich.Church Candles – 5 Times When We Use Them at Church
When you purchase church candles for your services, there are many components of candles that most people miss. Candles have been used in services for thousands of years, and they are still popular in services today. Before the days of electricity, they played an important role in providing light in church buildings. Church candles are designed for different occasions, so you’ll want to make sure you purchase the appropriate candles for the appropriate occasions. The Catholic Church and other denominations have specific rules regarding the materials that must be used in the production of the candles.Clothed In The New Self
Christian living is the purpose of life in that it focuses us on being clothed in a new self that is patiently resilient whatever comes. This is about not living as little children anymore, but agreeing to partner with God to the acceptance of life on life’s terms.Denominations: When Did They Begin?
Are you a Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Catholic, Lutheran, Mennonite, Amish, Mormon, Jehovah Witness, Community Church member, or something else? Have you ever asked yourself the question, “When did the group I’m a member of begin?” Or, “Who started the denomination I’m affiliated with?” If you’re a member of any of these previously mentioned denominations, the answer to the question, “When did the group I’m a member of begin?” is simple. Long after the church of the New Testament. And if you’re a member of any of these previously mentioned denominations, the answer to the question, “Who Started the denomination I’m affiliated with?” is also simple. Someone other than Jesus Christ.Our Sins Cannot Be Judged Twice
The bible declares that all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. For this reason, Jesus came to die for all of our sins and to declare that it is finished.How to Meditate on God
Meditation is an essential ingredient to the mature Christian’s walk with Christ. Ever wonder how to do that? Here is a brief article explaining the necessary attributes of Christian meditation.From Yeshua to Jesus [Part 10 of Many]
On the topic of Judaic hygiene, the washing of hands, netilat yadayim, before or after specific activities such as praying, eating and bodily evacuation was another ritualized cleansing. And this ritual washing points to another of the anomalies found in Matthew’s pages. Yeshua, a Jewish rabbi, at a time of cultural orthodox observance, would NEVER have broken bread with a group of Gentiles – not even with one – if he could have brought himself to befriend one.