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No Fear in Love: But Wisdom None the Less 0

No Fear in Love: But Wisdom None the Less

1 John 4:18 18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. This being the week of Valentine’s Day, and by God’s divine timing the same week I started going through I Corinthians chapter 13 with our church body [also known as the ‘love’ chapter], I am going to dedicate this week to the study of Love. Not “love”, but “Love” as with a capital “L”. Hey, let’s just call this “Love Week” shall we? A study on love, something that I’m...

Why Doesn’t Jimmy Just Be Quiet? 1

Why Doesn’t Jimmy Just Be Quiet?

Since when does having once been elected President of the United States , make you Ambassador to the world on my behalf? And since when does one minor victory in bringing peace between two nations (that ended in the assassination of one of the two national leaders for his efforts) make you the foremost world-expert on diplomacy? Hey, don’t get me wrong, I like Jimmy Carter. As a person; in spite of the fact that he supports same sex unions, and that Stephen Hess said that “He’s a person who has stuck his thumb in the eye of every president...

Lovingkindness 1

Lovingkindness

Psalm 63:3 Because Your lovingkindness is better than life, My lips shall praise You. It is love that separates us from the world, and identifies us with ChristI’m recovering from the post “I spent more than 5 hours in an airplane” cold. You know, the one you get after breathing 250 other people’s recycled air. But in any case, as I get back into the swing of my weekly routine, I felt the need for some spiritual encouragement this morning, and went immediately to the Psalms. There, while reading, I came across this verse, and I immediately began to sing....

Lord of Glory 0

Lord of Glory

James 2:1 (Part-I) 1 My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. Jesus has many names. Savior, The Christ, Messiah, Son of God, Prince of Peace, and we can go on and on. But have you ever considered, the Lord of Glory? In this context the word glory is defined as, “of the state of blessedness into which believers are to enter hereafter through being brought into the likeness of Christ.[1]” The Lord of Glory is the one that rules over access to this hereafter of eternity. In this case...

Partiality Revealed 0

Partiality Revealed

James 2:1 (Part-II) 1 My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. As a young high-schooler I often found myself in defense of those kids in the school that seemed to always get picked on. It’s not like I was a sucker for the hard-luck case necessarily, but for those kids who were slow minded, poor, or for what ever reason just did not fit in with the world of the average school kid, it seemed like I was always there to defend them. I was thinking about this the...

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