As future kings and priests in God's kingdom, we realize that our most difficult and weighty responsibility will be to exercise righteous judgment- even toward angelic beings. None of us are remotely ready right now for that daunting responsibility. Mercif. . .
Because kindness is love in action, we must galvanize our thoughts into concrete behaviors, including offering encouraging words and performing uplifting deeds.
We understand IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Quotient), but do we also have 'GQ' (Godly Quotient)?
Martin Collins, citing several blasphemous newspaper headlines praising various world leaders for being "the savior of the world," contrasts these pretenders to the real Savior of the World. Because He experienced the suffering of the human being. . .
Martin Collins considers that if the Church of God is the Kingdom of God in embryo, we have a charge to learn how to teach. In the Millennium, we will teach the laws and ordinances. We will be kings and priests, responsible for those refugees coming out of. . .
We should assemble with the rest of the Body where possible, and the reason the apostle gives is for exhorting others. We cannot exhort if we have withdrawn.
John Ritenbaugh, cuing Revelation 15:3-4, focuses on God's absolute holiness, demanding total veneration, drawing a clear and logical connection between goodness and holiness. God demands that we align ourselves with His holiness, separating ourselves from. . .
Most people have a dread of something. Even Jesus experienced dread the night He was betrayed, manifested in acute hematohydrosis (sweating drops of blood).
John Ritenbaugh reveals that the valley-of-shadow imagery symbolizes the fears, frustrations, trials, and tests needed to produce character, quality fruit, and an intimate trust in the shepherd. His rod, an extension of his will and strength, serves not on. . .
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