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Clean Hands, Pure Heart

In the world we live in today, we realize how important it is to have clean hands. It is life or death in some cases. In the physical, we wash our hands with soap to kill germs, therefore, stopping infection or contamination. “However, the spiritual (immortal life) is not first, but the physical (the mortal […]

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Apologetics

This can be far from our comfort-zone, especially when someone is coming strong with unlearned opinions and doctrines from the Bible contrary to the revelation of God. Most Christian theology we hear today from peers and churches were developed only hundreds of years ago. Church denominations may not sound like a negative thing, but when […]

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Worse Than Corona

Hi everyone. It has dominated the consciousness of most of the world since December 2019.  COVID-19 or coronavirus disease 2019.  Using a genetic “key” copier so to speak, it is able to make a copy of the key to enter a particular cell in the lungs, which then causes damage to that tissue producing damage […]

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Exoneration of Origen

Origen is one of the most prolific and most controversial early church fathers in all of Christianity. His influence and contribution to the body of Christ is immensely paramount, and his impact is still felt today. His opus endeavor on the Hexapla (taking 28 years to complete), which is a bible that he wrote in […]

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The Glory of Suffering

“May the Lamb that was slain receive the reward of his suffering!”[1]. This is what a pair of Moravian missionaries cried out as they sailed away to sell themselves into slavery to preach the gospel to those who had never heard it. This story may seem extreme to some. However, God actually requires sacrifice of […]

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Bearing Spiritual Fruit

Growing up as a child, I was fortunate to go to my grandparents’ farm in Wisconsin. Every spring my grandma would plant a garden. I learned how she would prepare the soil by tilling it and breaking up the hard ground so that it could receive the seed to produce a vegetable or fruit. She […]

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Endurance unto Salvation

An action that must be taken in order to produce the most universally sought after reward: eternal life. We must take care to give scripture the proper interpretation that it demands, as it reveals the very heart of our Creator as well as His will for how we conduct our lives. Let’s take a deeper […]

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Intimidad con Dios

Dios nos creó con un deseo natural de intimidad. Tendemos a desearlo, junto con la necesidad de cuidarlo. ¡Todos quieren sentirse conectados y seguros! Estos sentimientos pueden provenir de otra persona, una relación especial o incluso un entorno. Las personas tienden a gravitar hacia quienes las “captan”. A medida que se establece la confianza, se […]

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Intimacy with God

God created us with a natural desire for intimacy. We tend to crave it, along with a need for nurturing. Everyone wants to feel connected and safe! These feelings can come from another person, a special relationship, or maybe even an environment. People have a tendency to gravitate to those who “get” them. As trust […]

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Rompiendo la Inseguridad

“Nunca he experimentado con inseguridad en mi vida”. Podrías buscar en el mundo y apenas encontrar a una persona que haría un reclamo tan audaz como esto. En diversos grados, la inseguridad es tan frecuente que puede ser ignorada como una parte natural de nuestra experiencia humana. Pero, ¿cómo lo ve y siente Dios al […]