The Bible commands us to glorify God in all we do, but sometimes we are not sure just how we can do that as sinful human beings. Martin Collins shows that the key is righteous character.
Charles Whitaker, reflecting on the first question in the Westminster Catechism, 'What is man's purpose?" says this catechism suggests that man's greatest purpose is to glorify God. Glory enriches a person's well-being. After Moses received the Ten Co. . .
We have been allowed the privilege of knowing God now. We need to radiate the glory of God as Moses radiated the glory of God by having been in His presence.
The Shekinah, the pillar of cloud and fire, depicts God's visible presence and protection. Yet His glory is manifested in many other ways as well.
If we keep God's commandments, we are walking in the light. If we hate our brother or become enticed by the ways of the world, we are living in darkness.
Richard Ritenbaugh contends that, like our Elder Brother Jesus Christ (the source of our illumination), we need to serve as lights, walking in the light, and reflecting this light to this dark and confused world. While this light begins as reflected light,. . .
Martin Collins, focusing on biblical symbols of light and dark, stresses the physical value of light, including the production of Vitamin D, a natural antidote to cancer, depression, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Sunlight elevates our mood, benefits our immu. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the Feast of Dedication or rededication of the Temple after the desecration and attempted Hellenization of the temple, asserts that the seven-candle menorah of the tabernacle and the nine-candle Hanukah menorah are two dif. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh, reminding us that before our calling we were clueless, in a state of spiritual darkness, unaware of a better life, states that our lives after our calling could be considered a night and day difference, a flipping of poles from negative. . .
Jesus was subjected to the same experiences as the rest of us, having the appearance, experiences, the capability of receiving injury and suffering temptation.
John Reid, urging all of us to become worthy representatives of God's way of life, maintains that we as Christians have the obligation or responsibility to provide a light or shining example in a world that generally hates God's way. Like physical salt, we. . .
Satan has attempted to obliterate the sanctification step from the conversion process. Sanctification is produced by doing works pleasing to God.
We are royalty, part of the highest Family in all creation. We can take great comfort in knowing who it is we really are and that the Father greatly values us.
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