JESUS PURCHASED THE CHURCH WITH HIS BLOOD – Acts

JESUS PURCHASED THE CHURCH WITH HIS BLOOD – Acts

Acts – The Church of Christ to Maintain Its Traditional Values (Passage: Acts 20) Apostle Paul declared to a body of believers and stated, “Therefore I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare to you the whole counsel of God. Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood. For I know this, that...Read more
CHRISTIANS TO HAVE HONEST BUSINESS WITH GOD – ROMANS

CHRISTIANS TO HAVE HONEST BUSINESS WITH GOD – ROMANS

A Christian Must Have Honest Dealings (Passage: Romans 2) God despise hypocritical behaviors, but he will honor people who deal with him in honesty. The scripture says “Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things. But we know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who practice such things. And do you think this, O man, you who judge those practicing such...Read more
THE PHARISEES CRITICIZED JESUS CHRIST – Luke

THE PHARISEES CRITICIZED JESUS CHRIST – Luke

Luke – The Pharisees Were Jealous of Jesus For His Capability (Passage: Luke 6) The Pharisees were bitter critics of Jesus Christ; they used their religion as a camouflage to express their jealousy and rage against him. The Pharisees were not hesitant to stalk Jesus all day long, and followed him on every turn to find an excuse to criticize and demean his ministry. Bible recorded, “Now it happened on the second Sabbath after the first that He (Jesus) went through the grainfields. And His...Read more
JESUS CARES FOR THE LOST – Luke

JESUS CARES FOR THE LOST – Luke

Luke – Jesus Cares for Those That Are Neglected The Pharisees criticized Jesus Christ for attending a party that was organized by Matthew the chief tax collector. Everyone – including Jesus and Matthew’s colleagues was enjoying the moment, but the Pharisees showed up to express their rage against Jesus. The Pharisees labeled Jesus an immoral teacher who spend time with sinners. However, Jesus corrected the Pharisees and said, “Those who are well have no need of a physician,...Read more
DISILLUSION OF GODDESS DIANA WORSHIPERS – Ephesians

DISILLUSION OF GODDESS DIANA WORSHIPERS – Ephesians

Christianity Reigns Beyond Idolatry (Passage: Acts 19) Demetrius who cave materials for the shrine of goddess Diana at Ephesus insinuated uproar against God’s evangelists. The Ephesians supported Demetrius to defend their idols, and the chanted songs of praise to their goddess Diana (an idol) in protest against God’s evangelists and their gospel messages. The scripture reported, “When they found out that he (Alexander – one of the evangelist) was a Jew, all with one voice cried out for...Read more
CHURCH PEOPLE TO LOVE EACH OTHER – James

CHURCH PEOPLE TO LOVE EACH OTHER – James

True Love Must Reign Among Christians (Passage: James 5) Christianity is all about love; therefore, whoever claims to be a good Christian must practice love. Children of God must love and care for each other. We must pray and minister to each other’s needs. Any physical or spiritual service that a Christian offers in absence of love is considered erratic, and it would not be rewarded by God. The scripture emphasized the importance of love when it stated, “Is anyone among you sick? Let him call...Read more