Posts Tagged ‘ light of the World ’

#169 The Power of the Persistent Life Within Us 1 Peter 1.23

Jul 12th, 2012 | By | Category: The Basics (click on Article name)

We have inherited patterns and tendencies to live “an empty way of life.” (Like crying over spilt milk or kicking the flat tire.) But we were redeemed from this way of life by the precious blood of Christ.

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Representing Christ with Integrity

May 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Special Features (click on Article name)

The position of ambassador, messenger, or envoy requires a loyal and trustworthy person who possesses firm principles and integrity. Integrity implies consistency in actions, values, methods, measures, principles, expectations, and outcomes. Integrity suggests having an intuitive sense of honesty and truthfulness in one’s actions.

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Revelation Chapter 4

Mar 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Revelation, Special Features (click on Article name)

“After these things I saw, and behold a door opened in heaven, and the first voice which I heard, as of a trumpet, speaking with me, saying: Come up hither and I will show thee the things which must come to pass hereafter. Straightway I was in the Spirit.” [Revised Ver.] Revelation Chapter 4 When […]

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Review of Epistle to the Ephesians

Dec 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Ephesians, Verse by Verse --Studies led by Br. Frank Shallieu (Click on Book name)

Paul told the Ephesians to walk in love as God’s dear children. Again he warned against fornication, uncleanness, and covetousness. He said, “You are light in the Lord, so walk as children of light.” Ephesus was known as the “light of the world,” but that light was Diana. People came to her for happiness, instruction, and a good time, but the Christian was to have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness and, instead, was to reprove them. The Christian was not just to take a negative, quiet stance but was to actively reprove at times.

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John Chapter 9: The Dark Night, Healing the Blind Man

Dec 8th, 2009 | By | Category: John, Verse by Verse --Studies led by Br. Frank Shallieu (Click on Book name)

From another standpoint, as each of Jesus’ followers dies through persecution, illness, or whatever, he experiences his own personal “night” of trouble. At the end of the age, when the feet members are put to death, the general public at large will also feel a loss, for the preservative quality of the “salt” will be gone from the earth.

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The Lampstand

May 11th, 2009 | By | Category: The Basics (click on Article name)

The lampstand beautifully symbolizes Christ as the hope of our fallen race. It stood where there was no other light. Christ is the light of life. It had seven branches typifying perfection, or as seven is a symbol of that which is complete and entire, it represents Christ as the embodiment of light, not only the truth, but the whole truth, the fullness of God.

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