John 1:1-3 reveals Jesus' pedigree as the Logos (Spokesman), whose function was to declare or reveal the Father. He had existed with His Father from eternity.
The Hebrew Scriptures reveal the existence of the Father. Deuteronomy 6:4 refers to God as one, signifying unity of purpose and identical character.
Richard Ritenbaugh, describing brain research as the last "cutting edge frontier," which has become prominent during the previous couple of decades because of advances in imaging technology, claims that each adult brain contains over 100 billion . . .
Many fathers abdicate their leadership responsibilities, becoming addicted to workaholism, television, or even pornography. The culture teeters on destruction
True knowledge of God comes only from experience. The apostle Peter has admonished us to grow in knowledge, both biblical knowledge and secular knowledge.
We cannot have peace on a grand scale until we make peace with those closest to us. Without loving our brother, it is impossible to take on God's image.
John Ritenbaugh observes that children do not initiate love; they reflect love. If the child does not receive a convincing demonstration of this love, he will not become a conductor of love, but will become fearful, anxious, and lacking self-esteem. Realiz. . .
Sin creates estrangement from God, causing us to fail in everything we attempt. Sin always produces separation; it never heals, but causes death.
Jesus set the bar very high when it comes to love. We no longer live for ourselves, but to Christ, who commands us to love everyone, including our enemies.
Richard Ritenbaugh, cautioning that the world is spinning out of control, warns us that if we are not careful, we could spin right with it. The hectic pace never stops. The world has turned into a tiny electronic village, with screaming fast Internet conne. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on his favorite classes in high school—English and History—reports that the English teacher made the class scintillating and interesting by using techniques such as debating issues as characters from literature. M. . .
Clyde Finklea, acknowledging that putting out sin is a significant aspect of the Days of Unleavened Bread, suggests that reconciliation with Almighty God is equally as important, adding that we could call these days the Days of Reconciliation. The words of. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh observes that the world today is spinning dangerously out of control, and we are in danger of spinning out of control with it. The human mind and body were not designed to withstand the stresses of the rat race. During these chaotic time. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh analyzes Jesus unambiguous, scathing indictment of the Pharisees in Matthew 23. Using abundant sarcasm, Jesus accuses them of presumptuously arrogating to themselves authority and prerogatives they had no title to. Although the Pharisees. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh explores the spiritual intent of the tithing principle. Because everything in the universe belongs to God, including the natural resources from which we get our wealth (we have nothing that didn't come out of the earth- including ourselv. . .
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