Laodiceanism is the attitude that dominates the end time. It is a subtle form of worldliness that has infected the church, and Christ warns against it strongly.
In Part One, we saw how important listening is in God's Word and therefore how vital it is for Christians to establish an attitude and habit of hearing. ...
Martin Collins, after citing the alarming statistics of people blind or visually impaired, focusing upon the miracle of the healing of the man born blind, draws some comparisons between physical and spiritual blindness. The man born blind in John 9 was not. . .
God frequently admonishes His people to be careful to observe His commands. Carefulness in living by God's every word may have life-or-death consequences.
In order to live by faith, we must understand God's sovereignty, God's character, and God's justice, realizing that we do not see the entire picture.
Martin Collins, reflecting on an incident years ago when a member of God's church exclaimed 'I don't mind being Laodicean; they are part of God's church too,' felt an inward horror that one would not mind remaining lukewarm and subject to being vomited out. . .
Martin Collins asks whether we have tried to make decisions without having sufficient facts. All of Christ's actions were done with full knowledge of the facts. Christ's healing of the blind man could have had the ancillary purpose of teaching the disciple. . .
The book of Hebrews provides reasons to recapture flagging zeal, focusing on the reason for our hope and faith, establishing Christ's credentials.
Richard Ritenbaugh, using the military metaphor of the Forlorn Hope (Dutch verloren hoop ' "Lost Band") suggests that Jesus Christ, through His bloody death has breached the enemy walls, rending the veil and opening up access to God the Father. W. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh observes that meaning of foolish has changed over the years from the context of "lacking in judgment or prudence" to "silliness." Greek and Hebrew usage focus on different but related nuances. The main focus of the He. . .
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