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Archives for April 2012

Renewing the Mind

Romans 12:1-2 (NKJV) I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. {2} And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that… Read More »

The Nature of Man

1 Thessalonians 5:23 (NKJV) Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Man is a spirit, who lives in a body, and possesses a soul. God who is Spirit stepped out of eternity and… Read More »

Should We Use the Name Jehovah?

Should We Use the Name Jehovah?by Dr. James E. Smith, Florida Christian College The name Jehovah does not occur a single time in the Hebrew text of the Old Testament. No biblical writer ever used the name Jehovah in prayer or song. Though the name Jehovah appears seven times in the King James Version and several… Read More »

A New Creation

by Timothy Jerry Hebrews 4:12 (NKJV) For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Man Is First and Foremost a Spirit. Genesis… Read More »

The Triune Nature of Man – Part 1

by Timothy Jerry 1 Thessalonians 5:23 (NKJV) Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. One of the greatest hindrances which keeps people from living free from the destructive forces of the world, whether… Read More »

Loving God With All Your Soul

 by Timothy Jerry (Matthew 22:34-40 NKJV) But when the Pharisees heard that He had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. {35} Then one of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, and saying, {36} “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?” {37} Jesus said to him, ‘You shall love the LORD… Read More »

Why Moral Relativism Doesn’t Work

One of the most concise definitions of moral relativism that I have found comes from the Free Dictionary, by Farlex, and reads as follows. The philosophized notion that right and wrong are not absolute values, but are personalized according to the individual and his or her circumstances or cultural orientation. It can be used positively… Read More »

Loving God With All Our Heart

 by Timothy Jerry (Deuteronomy 6:5 NKJV) You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. God has given us His nature through the new birth, thus empowering us to walk in His love. (Romans 5:5 NKJV)…the love of God has been poured out in… Read More »

Love, the Governing Characteristic of God’s Kingdom

 by Timothy Jerry (1 John 4:16 NKJV) And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him. The primary characteristic of God’s nature is love. All that God is, and all that He does is the… Read More »

God in the Image of Man

“In every condition of life, and in forming your opinions on every subject, let it be an established principle regulating your conduct, that nothing can be honorable which is morally wrong. Men who disregard or disbelieve revelation often err from the true standard of honor, by substituting public opinion of false maxims for divine laws.… Read More »