Archive for May 2012
Death is the cessation of life. If Jesus had not paid the price for Adam thereby lifting the curse of death, all would remain in their graves.
There is nothing too low for its love, or too noble for its hatred; nothing is too sacred for its attacks, or too deserving for its aspersions. It is as cruel as it is universal, as unjust as it is relentless; as unforgiving as it is conceited and ill-informed
It is time for the followers of Jesus to be up and doing. But the perpetrators of these high outrages are generally among those who call upon his name and attend upon his worship.
Feelings, for example, are pretty temporary and changeable. Feelings are important to acknowledge, to feel , to deal with and often to enjoy. But when we over-focus on them, they have the say on who we are being and what we are doing. If any story or interpretation of experience that we invent drags us down, it is probably focused on a temporary, shortsighted view.
We, like John, must stand aloof from all those whose cry is, “A confederacy, a confederacy!” (Isa. 8:11-13); and by our teaching and example declare unlawful the proposed and sure to come union between church and civil government.
Br. Brendan leads a study discussing different types of the secondary class of Christians called Great Company or Great Multitude. The basis for the name of this class of Christians is taken from Revelation chapter 7, verse 14.
Br. Brendan leads an open study discussing the dark “night in which no man can work”. The purpose of this study is to show that this time is fast approaching and that we are to be ready for it.
An open study on Belshazzar’s Feast (Daniel 5), discussing the prophetic implications of that event. Click here to listen to the study: Belshazzars Feast Daniel 5
Being members of the fallen human race, we all find ourselves, sooner or later, in an interpersonal conflict. Even among the spirit-begotten members of the church, there is intermittent conflict. Because this is a fact of life, we do well to consider how we can resolve these conflicts when they come into our lives.