A native practice involves leaving a young man on a remote island with only a bow and arrows until he learns to become a man, and God does something similar.
When the U.S. Congress wanted to put 'In God we Trust' on currency, the Seventh Day Adventists objected, arguing that the U.S. has never been a Christian nation.
John Ritenbaugh stresses that God esteems certain spiritual qualities above other spiritual qualities. To elevate a minor regulation above a major regulation is to spiritually lose ones sense of proportion. The attribute of love (I Corinthians 13:13) supercedes (but not negates) all other spiritual gifts or qualities. There are …
The apostle Paul inventories spiritual gifts that God has given for the edification of the church, including ministry of the word and practical service.