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Crucified to the World

The death and resurrection of Christ Jesus reveals to us the power of the cross and the message of the cross. “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to those who are being saved it is the power of God.” (I Corinthians 1:18) Furthermore, for those who believe […]

The Steps of a Good Man

Reflecting on the steps of a good man, one of the salient features of a good man is his virtuous spirit. This is the root of a man who has chosen God as his Lord. He is the light of the world.  He has light in his eyes. “The lamp of the body is the […]

To Everything There Is A Season

We all experience seasons. Any particular time of the year can bring up memories and emotions. How wonderful are some of these memories. The events permeate in our minds and can bring about nostalgia.  On the other hand, they can bring up negative feelings, depression and regret. In Ecclesiastes 3, we read, “To everything there […]

The Protocol of Abiding in Christ

Mankind is constantly forging idols in his heart. He finds a way of living as he sees proper. He is thoroughly convinced that his way of thinking trumps any other view. “There is a way that seems right to a man.” (Proverbs 14:12)   Without Christ, his end is death. “He who has the Son has […]

The Slippery Slope

As the world drifts into relativism, it can have a debilitating effect upon the Church unless there is a solid foundation of Judea Christian values.  Any variation from this foundation can cause confusion and bondage. Some may start out well, but end up on the slippery slope of sin. Not being on good ground, they […]

Bethel Colony of Mercy