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Who cares about theology?

Who Cares About Theology?

We must not grow weary of the pursuit of truth. Theology is nothing less than the pursuit of knowing God Himself.

Focus on the Faithful — John

It is fitting to end our Focus on the Faithful series with John, the beloved disciple and author of the last book of the Bible. In the stories of the Gospels and Acts, we usually find John in Peter’s shadow. But as a writer, only Paul was more prolific. And as for distinctiveness (his Gospel, […]

Oh, the Faithfulness of God!

How can anyone as finite, definable, and limited as we humans are describe something as infinite, unmeasurable, and unlimited as God and His faithfulness? It’s impossible. That’s the position I find myself in. The best we can do is the best we can do. We have available to us a repertoire of fine words in […]

Practicing Hospitality

Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaint. As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the multifaceted grace of God (1 Peter 4:8-10). Hospitality seems to be forgotten or neglected in today’s hectic lifestyles. Few […]

How should we view 1 John 3:17, 18?

How should we view 1 John 3:17, 18 and try to obey it? “But whoever has this world’s goods, and sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him? My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in […]

The Faithfulness of God

Editor’s note: The following two articles were written as class assignments given by Martha Rohrbaugh to her English students at Spring Vale Christian School for this issue. Find more student submissions on the faithfulness of God in Online Exclusives. The Faithfulness of God by Nathaniel Fedoriw Author David Jeremiah said, “God is faithful, and that […]

Focus on the Faithful – Abraham

“Faithful” is our theme for 2021, and in this space over the next six issues, we’ll look at six Bible characters whose faithfulness in their own unique context speaks to us in ours. Our goal here is to challenge and encourage the Church of God to embody faithfulness, in our own time, after the examples […]

Moses’ Mistake

Why do we sin? One reason has to do with our emotions. We can seethe over someone who has done wrong to us or spoken against us, and then lash out at them or slander them. We can envy what a person has to the point of wishing them ill. Even though we believe we […]

Love each other

Are We Loving Each Other?

Actively love each other. Remember that your church family are members of the body of Christ, just as you are a member of the body of Christ.

Is peace lost or missing among us today?

Is Peace Lost or Missing Among Us Today?

Is peace lost or missing among us today? Your desire is for relationship. Your desire is to restore and renew relationship.