“Though man is a physical creature dependent upon material goods for survival, he is much more a spiritual creature who is more dependent on spiritual truth. The truth that places him above all other creatures, able to overcome physical needs and temptations. The spirit of man is dependent and nourished only by the words that have come from the mouth of God— which are the Holy Scriptures.“
- WHERE HAVE ALL THE GOOD PASTORS GONE?
- Reading the Bible: The Old Testament Prophets
- THE POST CHRISTIAN WORLD: A RETURN TO DARKNESS
- EASTER FOCUS: JESUS SAID, “DO THIS IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME!”
- Our Lord Was Crucified on Good Friday, but Easter Sunday is Coming!
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Union with Christ
Through this union believers are changed into the image of Christ through the direction of the Spirit, and in conjunction with the exercise of their faith. This is the process of spiritual growth and formation. The Christian submits to the leading of the Spirit, while living his life continually in the knowledge and awareness that he is in union with Christ . By abiding in Christ, the believer is able to draw from the fountain of Christ to replenish his/her faith and nourish his/her spirit.
ARE YOU BEING FED A GOSPEL OF SUGARY JUNK FOOD?
Are you being fed by a Timothy type pastor or are you having your sweet tooth satisfied by a motivational speaker posing as a minister of God? The junk food of sweet sounding sermons may be uplifting and encouraging for the moment and satisfy the emotional needs of the flesh, but it does nothing for the spirit. Only the Full Council of God, (the words and teachings of Scripture), are food for the spirit; able to nourish and grow the spirit.
Evil and suffering are part of this fallen world; and it is an essential aspect of the Drama of Redemption, where mankind is separated from God through disobedience and then reconciled to Him through the atoning work and sacrifice of Christ on the cross. Evil and suffering will then be completely removed in the age to come following the return of Christ.