In the denomination which I serve, there are five vows required for one to become a member of a local church. There are only five, and they don’t cover topics such as: How should we walk in holiness on the Lord’s Day? What ought one believe regarding tithing? Does the Holy Spirit still speak audibly … More Staying Together while Staying Apart
1 John 2:15–17 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father … More The Love We are Learning to Hate
Jesus is walking through the Temple, and he is not so impressed. In Mark 12, we see Jesus surrounded by religious people discounting his deity. About him are many ministers seeking to undermine and arrest him. They do not appreciate his teaching. Hypocrites are asking him question after questions about thinks like Roman taxation and marriage in … More Who Impresses Jesus?