LOVING, SPIRIT-GUIDED RELATIONSHIPS As a teenager in the 1960s, the thought of “submitting” to a husband ruffled my feathers. Wasn’t I a person in my own right? Don’t I have a mind of my own? Why should I have to ask his permission? I was stuck on the word “submit” as it was understood in… Read More
When I become fertile soil for God’s seed,the Holy Spirit will help me to grow in righteousness,and therefore bear Holy Spirit fruits of love.
Understanding the ancient cultural context of the Bible is a significant way that believers can discern when the truth is diverted with false conclusions or unintended interpretations. We can forget, or ignore, the cultural context of the Bible, when we apply it to our lives, and approaching the Bible as if it had no context… Read More
This text goes hand in hand with Ephesians 3:14-19. God = LOVE.
God’s lavish love is poured out all over us. We have been chosen by God through the work of Christ, adopted as sons and daughters of God, and brought near to the Father through faith in His Son. 4 But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much, 5 that even… Read More