Tag: world

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

Works of the Flesh: Uncleanness

Paul had great concerns regarding the Galatian Christians departing from the faith by submitting to the Law of Moses (Galatians 1:1-5:15). Yet Paul also wished to exhort them regarding dispositions and behaviors which Christians wereContinue reading

The Christian and Hope

In the Greek author Hesiod’s Works and Days we learn of the myth of Pandora, who was a beautiful woman given a container by the gods which she was told to never open. At someContinue reading

The Christian and the World

In this life the Christian finds him or herself in a challenging predicament. He or she has pledged loyalty to the Lord Jesus and to live according to what He has made known (Philippians 1:27,Continue reading

“Dis-ease” in the Creation

In the grand scheme of things, life for most modern Americans is very comfortable: we are in decent health, we have enough food and shelter, and we generally enjoy a very high quality of life.Continue reading

Gods of This World: Work

There is one that is alone, and he hath not a second; yea, he hath neither son nor brother; yet is there no end of all his labor, neither are his eyes satisfied with riches.Continue reading

The Transitory World

If there is one characteristic that epitomizes the world, it would be “change.” Every time we turn around, there is some new idea or gadget that has been created, and every one of them hasContinue reading

Gods of This World: Conclusion

My little children, guard yourselves from idols (1 John 5:21). For some time we have considered different desires, attitudes, and mindsets that we have called the “gods of this world.” The concept derived, in part,Continue reading

Gods of This World: Tolerance

Whenever people come together who look differently from one another or who have different beliefs or worldviews, there generally is one of two results: there is either some level of tolerance or there is conflict.Continue reading