In summary: Creation groans.We groan.God groans. But redemption is coming! And hope is here. Quoted from the ending of Pastor Hause's blog found at http://www.newcityfellowship.church/ titled "Groaning for Justice"
The following tips were taken from a recent message delivered by one of my elders. I modified the language a little for the purposes of this post. In it, he pointed out that in order to keep God centered in our lives we have to consistently resist the temptation of loving other things more than … Continue reading Tips in Fighting the Good Fight
This is a post that helps you the reader to become more acquainted with where I - the author of this site - stand on various topics and theological points. Keep reading to see where I stand on today's topic. I go by One_Monk on here and I have called it a sort of "pen … Continue reading On My Name (One_Monk)
Happy birthday Jesus! Thank you Lord for sending us your Son! Merry Christmas everyone! Enjoy this time with family and friends and remember the reason for this holiday! Jesus Christ is our savior and we remember at this time why it was He came to Earth as a child, to die for our sins that … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
The "mas" in Xmas means "mass" as in a Catholic worship mass. So the X stands for Christ and the mas stands for mass so it means "Christ mass". But wait a minute! If mass is associated with Catholicism, why would Protestants have anything to do with such a term? Well, what exactly is mass? … Continue reading Xmas – Part 2
There are those who have a strong reaction to this term "Xmas". The feeling is often as if Christ is being crossed out of the holiday. However, that is not what was is intended at all. It is a long-time used term. The X is actually the closest equivalent to the Greek chi character which, … Continue reading Xmas
. . . let me guide you in some ways we can uphold the truth both individually and corporately:1. Believe it2. Memorize it.3. Meditate on it.4. Study it.5. Obey it.6. Defend it.7. Live it.8. Proclaim it.The supreme mission of the church is to uphold the precious legacy of God's Word. What privilege to support the … Continue reading Quotes #1
Happy Easter to you!
Perhaps a better title for this article would be "doing battle with inclinations of the heart". I do want to be clear here that I'm not talking about love or passion but I am talking about those knee-jerk reactions we all have to various situations and people. These flow out of the various experiences we … Continue reading Inclinations of the Heart
It is the season of much frivolity and busyness with all the celebrations and such on top of our typical work to do. Please stop to remember the reason for this season, to remember the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He is the greatest gift we could ever receive. More important than … Continue reading Tis the Season…