Paul called the church, "the pillar and foundation of the truth." As the pillar, the church holds the truth of God's word up for the world to see. As the foundation, the church gives substance to the truth of that message as we live together in loving community. So, to fulfill our function as the … Continue reading All Have Fallen
Christ said, "On this rock, I will build my church." (Matt. 16:18) Paul wrote that, "His (God's) intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to His eternal purpose that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord." … Continue reading Stand Up, Church
Most people miss the message of Ephesians 6:10-24 because they read their own experience into the passage not taking Paul's experience into account. This message attempts to gain a Paul's eye view of spiritual warfare.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TazaYo3jgSA A graphic depiction of the truth that Jesus is the fullness of all the Old Testament revelation.
Paul told Timothy that all scripture is God-breathed and useful to make a person wise unto salvation. At the time he penned those words, the only scriptures recognized by God's people were the 39 books of the Old Testament. The early church made its proclamation of the coming of Messiah by exclusively using the Old … Continue reading Which Scriptures?