The true church is a unique educational institution, teaching the way of God and amplifying His Commandments, in contrast to the churches of this world.
Pentecost forces us to stand out from the crowd, separated as firstfruits for sanctification and holiness. God has called us to be different.
Jesus Christ is the architect of the church, indicating that the institution must take on the characteristics of the Builder, reflecting His character.
Richard Ritenbaugh, asking us how much our time is absorbed in music, from elevator music, radio music, listening to CD's, cell-phones, computers, humming, playing musical instruments, etc. Nature is replete with the sounds of music: birds, crickets, frogs. God's throne is serenaded with choirs of angels. The Psalms are songs of …
In Hebrews, we learn that Jesus is the only- begotten Son, creator and heir of all things, the express image of God's person, and has purged our sins.
We need to learn to judge in a godly manner, putting merciful restraints on our tendency to condemn or jump to conclusions. One size does not fit all.
After the Tribulation, God promises to restore Israel to the promised land where she will have a chance to learn and live God's truth in the Millennium.