Tag: faithfulness

Loyalty

Loyalty is a theme we find frequently in relationships and in society. What should Christians make of “loyalty”? We understand loyalty as feelings of support and allegiance; we generally associate loyalty with faithfulness and dependability.Continue reading

Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness

Defending the integrity of the Christian faith as the witness of what God accomplished through Jesus of Nazareth proved important to the Apostle Paul; most of his letter to the Galatian Christians sought to affirmContinue 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

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 Cost of Eternal Life

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16). John 3:16 is perhaps the best known verseContinue reading

The First Letter of Peter

Christians of Asia Minor sought to prove faithful to Jesus. They did good things for others but were persecuted for it. Religious persecution was a new thing for many of them. Peter wanted to encourageContinue 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

The Sanctification of the Believer

In Scripture, sanctification involves separation and purification for God’s purposes. The Scriptures also declare how God wills for the sanctification of those who believe in Jesus (1 Thessalonians 4:3). Yet how and when are believersContinue reading

Unplanned Consequences

The girl heard the news and began to sob. She could feel all of her dreams and expectations for life changed on account of the unplanned consequences of her fornication. When the drunk finally regainedContinue reading