The Peter Principle (Part Two)(22-Mar-19) by Mike Ford We have our physical job, and then we also have our spiritual job. They go hand in hand. We are a witness to those we work with and to all those we meet.
The Peter Principle (Part One)(15-Mar-19) by Mike Ford The Peter Principle is a concept in business management developed by Laurence J. Peter: People in a hierarchy tend to rise to their level of incompetence.
Friends of the Friendless (Part Two)(08-Mar-19) by John Reiss True worship of God is more than just not sinning but also visiting the widows and the fatherless. These categories represent all who are weak and lack support.
Friends of the Friendless (Part One)(01-Mar-19) by John Reiss God exhorts His children to be friends of the friendless, and reach out to others in our fellowship who may be experiencing difficult times.
The Spirit of Babylon (Part Three)(22-Feb-19) by David C. Grabbe The spirit of Babylon is one of self-determination and independence, antagonistic toward every institution of God, even something as basic as God-given gender.
The Spirit of Babylon (Part Two)(15-Feb-19) by David C. Grabbe Despite Inanna's marriage to a god named Dumuzi, she still took lovers whenever she wished—she would not be constrained by the divine order of marriage.
The Spirit of Babylon (Part One)(08-Feb-19) by David C. Grabbe An ancient, Babylonian description of Eden and a goddess reveals an influential spirit that has endured the millennia to ensnare the present Western world.
A Pattern of Persecution(01-Feb-19) by Richard T. Ritenbaugh Just as the child of the flesh persecuted the child of promise, the spiritual children of God can expect persecution from those living according to the flesh.
Who Is Your Adversary?(25-Jan-19) by Levi W. Graham The saints of God face a tireless, unremitting adversary. Our chief adversary, Satan the Devil, will always be present to challenge us.
Refuting a False Proverb(18-Jan-19) by Richard T. Ritenbaugh In the book of Ezekiel, God exposes the falsehood behind a common Israelite proverb that earlier generations should be blamed for the present pitiful state.
Iron Sharpens Iron (Part Three)(11-Jan-19) by Ryan McClure Our interactions with each other work either to sharpen or to produce a dulling effect. We can encourage, build, and sharpen, or we can tear down.
Iron Sharpens Iron (Part Two)(04-Jan-19) by Ryan McClure How do we 'sharpen' another's countenance? Most importantly, the imagery implies proximity, closeness. Nothing can be sharpened unless there is contact.