Faith and Faithfulness

Saving faith leads to sanctified faithfulness, and this is the patten of all who are members of the household of faith. These two aspects — saving faith and sanctified faithfulness — ought not be combined as many do in certain religious communities. One is not gradually converted by faithfulness. The declaration of righteousness given by God is not slowly infused. … More Faith and Faithfulness

Where Is Your Clerical Collar?

Originally, Adam, Noah, Job, and Abraham were priests of God. They were the ones responsible for offering sacrifices and leading acceptable worship in their local parishes. Following this dispensation in biblical history, the Aaronic priesthood came into play. Worship in individual households was augmented by corporate worship in the larger assembly. Fathers and mothers were still to train their … More Where Is Your Clerical Collar?