Tag: jesus

The Prosperity Gospel

The Apostles bore witness regarding one of the most pernicious dangers and difficulties Christians in successive generations would face: the desire to hear a message amenable to human nature and lust, and those who wouldContinue reading

“Good” and “Bad” People?

In the world we often hear people categorized according to a binary: there are “good” people and there are “bad” people, the “good guys” and the “bad guys.” We have been told, for instance, thatContinue reading

Children

Children are blessings from God (Psalm 127:3). According to the Scriptures, children are the expected result of marriage, not its purpose, as many throughout time have alleged. In marriage two cling to one another andContinue reading

Marriage

Many have sounded the alarm regarding the health and status of the institution of marriage in modern society. Marriage is being delayed considerably; many do not marry at all. For far too many, marriage becomesContinue reading

Egypt

It is a land easily romanticized, full of gods and mysteries, an ever-present spring of wonder and fascination: Egypt. Ancient Egypt was a land of contrasts: a fertile river valley surrounded by inhospitable desert, orderContinue reading

Constantine and Christendom

Perhaps Constantine did have some kind of mystical experience before the Battle of the Milvian Bridge; maybe he was influenced profoundly by his mother Helena; maybe he proved to be a shrewd calculator to achieveContinue reading

Invitation Evangelism

It was the first call to action, and it was an invitation: come and see. Thus Jesus welcomed Andrew, and thus Philip invited Nathanael (John 1:39, 46). In the Gospel all are now welcomed toContinue reading

Commitment in Relationships

We live in a world awash in choices. Our society values both the power of choice and the freedom and the satisfaction of the individual; to this end, it is understandable how many have developedContinue reading