In the distant past, there were formulated understandings (beliefs) of the Church. Such is the case of the Reformists who hold the idea that the Church through the operation (work) of the Holy Spirit, gathers to unite individuals with Himself and then endowed in them that true faith; thus, constitutes the Church as His body. In Latin, the gathered people are called “communio fidelium” or “communio sanctorum” which in English is translated “the community of believers while others would want to translate it as community of faith-takers. In Roman Catholic, however, the Church takes precedence over everything else.
What will we see in heaven.
Personally, I feel like people look down on those who say they feel called to stay and help the kids in the US rather than going over seas to help people there.
Prayer is no magic wand or fast food service, nor is it a way to force God to do what we want Him to do.
Two different individuals, different personalities, both preaching and teaching the same truths. Yet, their knowledge and wisdom of salvation was still rejected by an evil generation. John the Baptist was a man who proclaimed the truth of God’s word with a message of repentance, and his responsibility was to prepare the people for the coming Messiah Jesus Christ.
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This is an interpretation of Romans 8:28.
Many people do not know that there is a strand of Pentecostalism that is gay-affirming. In this article, I will describe their theology, which is surprisingly not that much different from other strands of Pentecostal theology.
The pop icon Michael Jackson had a lyric in his hit song "Wanna Be Startin Somethin." "too high to get over, too low to get under, you’re stuck in the middle, and the pain is thunder." Though we may experience the thunderstorms of life, we have the opportunity, the option, and the privilege of not remaining stuck in the middle of pain, heartache, suffering, sickness or any other calamity that befalls on us.
Do you ever wonder if you are really going in the right direction, on the right road? Well, there is one thing about it, when you get to the end of the road you will find yourself exactly where you were headed whether it is where you hoped to be or not.
Whether it is a highway travel experience or our life’s journey it is always a wise idea to read the signs, follow the directions and listen to those who know the way or we may just end up some place we do not want to be. Read more…