Monday, 28 September 2020 19:41

Basichurch Quiz: Paul 1

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T  F  1) Paul mostly liked to preach to people in Israel.

T  F  2) Paul had a rather nice and easy life preaching the gospel.

T  F  3) The city of Antioch was the first place they called the followers of Jesus “Christians.”

Summary

The passage of Colossians 3:12-17 is such an integral part of the book that is difficult to divide this section into a smaller unit to study. The context covers most of the book. Yet we learn so much by examining these few verses closely. Upon salvation we “put on a new self.” (Colossians 3:10) Then we put on 6 virtues.

Thursday, 10 September 2020 18:49

You are God’s Temple

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Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you?

1 Corinthians 3:16 (NET) [1]   [2]

Some of the wonders of the world, both modern and ancient, are structures people have built. Considerable pride of human accomplishment swells up within those who marvel at them. Indeed, they are impressive.

Adoption explains much about salvation.

Understanding all that happens to a person and their soul upon salvation is a complex subject. Systematic Theology devotes a whole section called “soteriology” to it.

Friday, 21 February 2020 03:00

Cared For By God

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“He found him in a desert land,
And in the howling waste of a wilderness;
He encircled him, He cared for him,
He guarded him as the pupil of His eye.
“Like an eagle that stirs up its nest,
That hovers over its young,
He spread His wings and caught them,
He carried them on His pinions.
“The LORD alone guided him,
And there was no foreign god with him.
Deuteronomy 32:10–12 (NASB95)

Friday, 14 February 2020 00:00

But By The Grace Of God I Am What I Am

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We all have sinned. We, everyone, since early in life has had a sinful past and need the grace of God. Many of us come from good homes and quickly became fairly decent people. Others of us came from rather crazy homes and grew up with a street like mentality and were not decent people at all. Yet some how God has reached out to us and we have found our way into His loving arms as everyone needs to do sometime while living on earth, but with a past.