Some say Christ cannot be the Messiah because of His genealogy. Here is why this argument is fallacious and why Jesus IS our Savior!
The enigmatic symbol of the 'key of David' appears twice in Scripture. Significantly, it helps us to identify the descendants of Israel in our day.
Though the church of God has emphasized His death over His birth, the prophecies of Christ's first advent are vitally important in establishing our faith.
We rarely think about the birth of Jesus except during the Christmas season, when it is abused by traditional notions found nowhere in Scripture.
The Bible declares where scattered Israel is not, as well as giving clues where the various tribes have settled on the modern map of the world.
Most families in God's church have a functional father, but even so, extremes of leniency and overbearing strictness do not make an ideal father.
Probably the biblical character best exemplifying the narcissistic personality is David's son, Absalom, clearly a spoiled son in a dysfunctional family.
We cannot turn the teaching of our children over to others, but instead must train and educate them to become productive citizens in the Kingdom of God.
In order to live by faith, we must understand God's sovereignty, God's character, and God's justice, realizing that we do not see the entire picture.