Tag: love

Abounding

There are a number of Greek words in the New Testament that are translated into English by the word “abound.” Young’s Analytical Concordance to the Bible gives their meaning as “to be, become, make more, to be multiplied, or to be over and above.” The New Oxford American Dictionary defines the word to mean “exist in large numbers or…

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Warning! Danger!

“And when he arose from his bed that evening, he went to his desk and turned on the computer. After he had logged onto the internet, he busied himself searching here and there. Then suddenly an unexpected image of a woman flashed across the screen; and the woman was very beautiful to look at. So…

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A Christian May Be the Executioner

I have a good friend from my younger years who said Christians must separate from civil government. There are roles for each, he believed. His idea was based primarily on Isaiah 2:4: “…they shall learn war no more.” Surely violence ceases in Christ. If everyone in society were faithful Christians to the T, there would…

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Spiritual Zeal or Ice Cold?

The coldest temperature ever recorded in the U.S. was in–you guessed it–Alaska. In 1971 temperatures reached -79.8F at Prospect Creek Camp in Alaska. The lowest temperature in the contiguous 48 states was -69.7 in Montana  December 10, 2013. I wonder what the temperature would be inside our meetinghouses if we measured the spiritual zeal for…

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