Being Seen Religion

Whereas our light should certainly shine before all men, we must also temper our personal piety with a discreet attitude, knowing that our reward is before, and from God, not men. Yes, our attitude/behavior of life that is visibly seen should be directed by the attitudes and behaviors manifest in the Beatitudes. Yet, our individual…

Praise and Worship should always be Built on Theology

Very often this dynamic is flipped to satisfy the individual’s personal desires. Sometimes various groups will focus on experience and feelings over objective truth. We should certainly desire a religion that we can feel. Yet, a religion that is not built on theology proper, the work of Christ, and Biblical principles will soon leave us…

Addicted to the Ministry of the Saints

“I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)” – 1 Corinthians 16:15 As Paul begins his closing salutations in 1 Corinthians, he commends a very godly man, Stephanas, and his family for their service and…