The government was established to uphold the law mentioned in the first five books of the Bible from Genesis to Deuteronomy. Due to a fallen sin nature, EVERYONE is born with, laisse-faire government and anarchy-style governments have failed. Instead of learning from history, humans fall back on pride and repeat the same mistakes. Christians are instructed to obey regulations by those who are placed in positions of authority. However, this comes with a catch: EXCEPT WHEN GOVERNING OFFICIALS ASK YOU TO SIN.
This life is filled with a vast variety of blessings, setbacks, successes, and failures. Yet, in the wake of this, God tells us to consider it joy when we encounter various trials for the testing of the faith produces endurance. It can be difficult (often extremely difficult) in life's many deserts to hold on to faith. Like those whose names are Joy, being named Faith hasn't made maintaining faith easy. It is an ongoing sanctification process in that area. However, the temporal turbulence of this life will be for eternal spiritual gain for those who are in Christ. We can rest assured that God's word does not return to Him void. This article will cover a devotional of James 1:2-4....
Some would define anger as a God-given emotion. Others would describe it as terrifying, fiery, a double-edged sword, or a bottomless abyss. The definition this emotion has tied to its name seems to morph itself, changing its shape depending on the person defining it. What does the Bible say regarding this fiery slippery emotion and what does God direct in its wake? This article will focus on God’s precepts for anger and how mankind’s definition has severely damaged the view on righteous anger.
One of the hot topics of society today in light of riots and the Coronavirus and some Supreme Court decisions is social justice and what the Bible teaches regarding the topic. Among this hot topic are several others including abortion, human rights, protection of poverty, self-defense, criminal offenses, and several more. Although all of these concerns remain in the culture as much as they have since the beginning, this article will focus on social justice with keynotes from scripture.
We have arrived at the 14th installment of the Attributes of God series. The series has developed over time and it's been truly exciting to see the impact. More and more churches that are willing to teach proof are dwindling. This article will cover the mercifulness of God.