Participation in Christ's life is the source of all good. Regardless of what church group we are in, we must establish a relationship with Christ.
The spirit in man is initially good, but capable of being influenced by the spirit of this world, and surcharged with Satan's negative attitudes.
The spiritual journey of God's people is more difficult than the physical one of the ancient Israelites, requiring as it does more resources to navigate.
God has gifted all His called-out ones, expecting them to use those gifts with the pillars of godly wisdom for the edification of the Body of Christ.
The veneer of civility that covers civilization is thin, hardly able to conceal our carnal nature. That nature turns violent seemingly at the drop of a hat.
John Ritenbaugh, in this offertory message for the Feast of Trumpets, cautions us that even though members of God's church might get depressed or feel lost in the shuffle, the Christian life is not always easy. While there may be reasons to become depressed, there is no reason to stay depressed, realizing that God is with us the …