15 Do you not know that your bodies are parts of Christ? Shall I then take away the parts of Christ and make them parts of a prostitute [or harlot]? Far from it! 16 Or do you not know that the one who joins … Continue reading Our Body is a Temple, so keep it clean!
In the first centuries immediately following Jesus’ death, there was a flurry of finger-pointing and anti-Jewish sentiment in the burgeoning Christian community. It appears that some of the early copyists chose to omit this passage as it freed the Jewish people of exclusive culpability for Christ’s death. Continue reading “Father, forgive them…”
“…whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin” Continue reading Feeling Unforgivable?
“But for the cowardly, and unbelieving, and abominable, and murderers, and sexually immoral persons, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.” Continue reading Will anything keep me out of heaven?
Paul acknowledged that although he’s saved, sin continued to live within him. Take note, he isn’t excusing Christians of sin. Instead, he’s reminding us that even though we will continue to sin, our true identity isn’t determined or found in our actions. Continue reading Free from the Law, bound to Christ
This is painfully obvious, but I think it needs to be said. Whether you’re young or old, wise or foolish, innocent or guilty, you, I, and the rest of the world are dying at a reasonably rapid rate. The current … Continue reading Like it or not, we’re all gonna die