Tag: love

Love One Another

Love. Love is patient and kind. Love is not envious, does not brag, is not arrogant, is not rude, and does not seek its own way. Love is not bitter or resentful. These are theContinue reading

Fear in Culture and Faith

As individuals, most people are sensible and rational. In groups, however, humans can easily become very irrational, affirming and doing things they would otherwise have abhorred. Fear represents a major catalyst for this kind ofContinue reading

Understanding Covenant, VII: Hesed

One cannot come to a good understanding of God’s relationships with mankind without considering covenants. Covenants are agreements maintaining mutual benefits and obligations. God made covenants with the creation in the days of Noah, Abraham,Continue reading

The Disadvantaged

For many people today the Law of Moses seems primitive, barbaric, or arcane. Far too often focus is heightened on those aspects of the Law which most today find off-putting. Despite all of this, mostContinue reading

A Culture of Life

God is love (1 John 4:8); in God is life indeed (John 1:4). In love God created the heavens and the earth, and He created them to facilitate and cultivate life (Genesis 1:1-2:3). The anthropicContinue reading

The Christian and God the Father

Christians recognize and confess God as One in Three Persons according to what has been made known in Scripture: God the Father, God the Son (the Lord Jesus Christ), and God the Holy Spirit (JohnContinue reading

Rules, People, and Judgmentalism

Ever since the beginning of mankind there have been rules. For the vast majority of time people have broken those rules. How people view the rules, people who break the rules, and their own violationContinue reading