The Christian Army has a dreadful tendency to turn its guns on its own soldiers and then bury the wounded. In Romans 14 Paul deals with this issue and how to heal the self inflicted wounds of division.
The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. The Characteristics of Christian Behaviour (i) The Brevity of Time Romans 13:11-14 And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out ofContinue reading “THE BREVITY OF TIME; Romans Part 67”
On Christmas day in the year 1530, Martin Luther preached a powerful sermon in which he reflected on the infinite treasures contained in the “good news of great joy” proclaimed to the s… Source: To You is Born a Savior: Martin Luther on the Good News of Great Joy
Luke 1:46-55 – The Magnificat Mary’s head was in a spin. Gabriel had told her she would would give birth to a baby; that boy would be the Son of God. Overwhelmed by the enormity of what was happening to her body Mary was full of foreboding and fear. What would Joseph say? Would he believeContinue reading “THE VIRGIN MARY’S SONG OF PRAISE”
Great is the mystery of godliness, God manifest in the flesh …God with us – Emmanuel – …unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given. John 1:14 “And the Word was made flesh” This evening we are studying the theology underlying the event that we focus upon at this Christmas SeasonContinue reading “THE INCARNATION OF THE SON OF GOD”
How can I live the Christian life? How should I live? Are there rules I should follow? What is the Christian Moral code? The Characteristics of Christian Behaviour (h) The Moral Code Romans 13:8-10 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. ForContinue reading “Christian Morality; Romans Part 66”
“The cry for Justice is evidence that man believes in and desires Justice. It is one of our fundamental and innate desires.”
It was natural when writing to believers who were situated in the capital city of the Roman Empire that Paul should provide practical instruction with regard to the relationships between Christians and the State. This passage has supplied the Church with valuable teaching throughout all ages and cultures because although distinct from society, Christians formContinue reading “CHRISTIAN CITIZENSHIP; Romans Part 65”