Humility Precedes Power

There’s a lot of seeking for God’s “power” among Christians. They should be seeking Jesus, not his power; but here’s how to really tell if a person has God’s “power” (grace) on their life: THEY ADMIT THEIR SPECIFIC WEAKNESSES. The Apostle writes, ...I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ …

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The True Extent of Pastoral “Authority,” Part 2

In a previous post, under the same title, Lambs's Harbinger examined the New Testament in order to determine whether pastors (elders / overseers) have "authority" over other believers in the organizational sense of the term, let alone in the spiritual sense. The answer is no for both. The Word is the true authority. The pastor …

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Modesty: Not Just a Clothes Thing

Modesty is not just a clothes thing. It is a value long forgotten by my generation and sales-driven, success-crazed world culture. A simple glance at a ready resource like Wikipedia will show one that modesty is classified under the virtue of temperance. Temperance is the espousal of moderation, marked by personal restraint. It has been studied by …

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Rose Colored Glasses

Rose Colored Glasses  What with all their trim and splendor,Men see through them cheerfully…Go about like naught is naughty,Seeing what they wish to see. With noses high and looking up,Ever the clouds a’gaze;Whitest puffs meet bluebell skies;Press they on in craze. “We’re ok, all ok,” say they,“None is wrong and none are sick;Feelings rule; all are right.Truth …

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