Church Blog (Page 62)

Church Blog (Page 62)

Manly, Rugged Love

If you don’t believe me that “love” is a masculine word and action, take a look at 1 Corinthians 16:13,14, “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. Do everything in love.” Verse 13 sounds manly and rugged, but what’s up with 14? How does love fit?

Don’t be Complacant

I read where a school principle in the US was required to publicly apologise for reading a poem to his students that criticised the state’s law that prohibited the mention of God in public schools. One wonders why he apologised. He must have known it would cause flack. If he had the courage to read it – why didn’t he have the courage to say no to an…

Blasé about Communication?

“HELLO FROM THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION” was the subject of the email, and he went on to speak about a few mundane matters. I read it with interest and promptly answered his email and sent it off. I am not permitted to quote from his email, but I have added a picture from the group he sent us.

Spurgeon’s Thoughts on The Alter Call

Go to your God at once, even where you now are. Cast yourself on Christ, now, at once; ere you stir an inch! In God’s name I charge you, believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, for “he that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.”

Reminders

The ambulance and police officers had covered his body with a white sheet, but underneath I could clearly see the outline of a young man whose life had suddenly come to an end. The road was completely blocked off.

Tough love

Confrontation is a part of any healthy relationship. However we must first look at ourselves first before we confront someone else. Also confrontation should always be done with the attitude of the other person’s benefit, not with an attitude of condemnation.