Jesus teaches His disciples to be ready at all times for His return. We show how well prepared we are by the quality of our service to the brethren.
One can hardly turn around without seeing something about angels in entertainment or the media. Here is their true purpose and function within God's plan.
Jesus Christ did not teach the pyramid model of leadership, where successive levels of leaders provide direction to those in the lesser ranks. He served.
The Peter Principle is a concept in business management developed by Laurence J. Peter: People in a hierarchy tend to rise to their level of incompetence.
We need free moral agency to be transformed into God's image. Unless one has God's Spirit, he cannot exercise the internal control to be subject to the way of God.
A major responsibility for the fracturing of the WCG rested with the leadership, based on a philosophy of authoritarianism Christ warned against.
We dare not allow anybody to come between God's direct governance and ourselves. Even God's government will not work unless we voluntarily govern ourselves.
Nothing and no one can thwart God's purposes. We need to develop the faith to yield and conform to His will as clay in the potter's hands.
Although selfless service is not valued today, it is at the core of God's character and a trait we must emulate to go to a higher level of Christian living.
Because God is completely just, we have an obligation to be content with what He has given us, to allow Him to use us for whatever purpose He desires.
Only those who are governable will be allowed to govern with God. No government will work without each individual submitting in his area of responsibility.
If the victims of the devastating plague would return to the covenant, the land would be refreshed, prosperity would return, and the years lost would be restored.
The restaurant owners' insistence that the "customer is always right" is perhaps driven more by the bottom line than a sincere desire to serve and is in contrast to Jesus Christ's expectations of His disciples that they serve expecting nothing in return. In Matthew 20:25-26, Jesus warned His followers not to imitate …
Richard Ritenbaugh, comparing the New Testament city of Corinth, the Old Testament city of Sodom, and the Church, finds some disturbing parallels and similarities. The focus of I Corinthians is practical advice on how to live a Christian life in an ungodly venue. Secular progressivism has successfully pushed God out of the …
David Maas cautions that in a dangerous and troubled world in which everyone is being manipulated and conned into squaring off in hatred for one another, being enticed to take the spiritual mark of the Beast (seething anger and hatred toward one another), we must find common ground, not only with our fellow citizens, but …
God created angels as ministering spirits to take care of the heirs of salvation. The Bible is filled with examples of angels rescuing God's people from harm.
We cannot assume that angels are immortal and share the same kind of spirit God Almighty has; we cannot assume they are indestructible.