Category: conviction

Paine on the idea that the Lord is king (1776)

wayocross – I ask that we consider that the “Law is King” because the Law Maker is God Himself. Our country can only survive if we remember our roots and the very basis of our Common Law. In Common Sense (January 1776) Thomas Paine reminded the American colonists that in a free republic “ the law is king”.

Transparency Among Men

Rick Warren writes “Many Church Fellowships and Small Groups remain superficial because they are afraid of conflict.”  But real Spiritual growth and maturity take deliberate efforts, thoughtfulness, and commitment to do the hard work sculpting a new person who is accountable to God and his church community to be a strong, loving, and effective Christian who attracts non-believers.

Dysfunction of Cohabitation

This is a hot-button issue for me.  I will add more posts on this topic under the tag Cohabitation. While my wife and I have not had a perfect marriage – we’ve had an improving marriage. And joining a Bible believing church was the step in the right direction.

Put On Charity

Charity can be equated to agape’ love.  This kind of love is aid and comfort given to someone without qualification.  Churches often fall short of this because as individuals they expect to receive appreciation.  But that would be qualifying the nature of the recipient. 

Put on the New Man

Besides wanting to call on God, we’ve already made a visible expression of wanting to follow Christ.  As we have been raised to a new life in Baptism; we should seek out those things that are pure and represent the purity or holiness of God and Jesus.