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Zooming Around the World

One of the lasting lessons I’ve learned these last few months is that you can meet with people through a computer and it can actually be productive. I’ve been involved in Zoom teleconference meetings with individuals, small groups, and even large groups of people and they have all been interesting experiences. Three months ago I [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Simple Truth|0 Comments

Reach

Romans 15:14-16:27 The explosive growth of the early Church still amazes me and many other believers, two thousand years later. Some of the main factors in that expansion can be found in Romans 15:14-21 — a persistent attitude to reach and teach new converts who can themselves reach and teach others; a perpetual dependence on [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Explore the Bible|0 Comments

Accepting

Romans 14:1-12 Believers should accept one another despite our non-essential differences, resting in the knowledge that God has accepted us even in our spiritual weakness. Romans 14 offers three aspects of acceptance to develop our attitudes toward God and others. Accept the Spiritually Weak (Rom. 14:1-4). The examples in this passage point to believers who [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: Explore the Bible|0 Comments

The Golden Opportunity

The church has been handed a golden opportunity to highlight the nature of the Gospel during this pandemic. COVID-19 has spotlighted several deeply spiritual realities that shouldn’t be lost in the moment. First, the brokenness of the world has been on display in rather rare fashion. Many people are wondering why we struggle with such [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Simple Truth|0 Comments

Citizens

Romans 13:1-14 Citizenship has its privileges, but it also has responsibilities. Christians have dual citizenships in privileges and responsibilities that need not be dueling citizenships. Romans 13 teaches how these citizenships can co-exist and which must have the highest priority when the two conflict. Citizens of Heaven and Earth (Rom. 13:1-7). Followers of Jesus Christ [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Explore the Bible|0 Comments