The Sermon on the Mount was Not Originally for the Church

Against popular modern-day misconception, the Sermon on the Mount was NOT originally delivered to the New Testament Church. It does not directly apply to us, though we can draw from its principles. Yet, we must be sure we correctly interpret the Sermon before we can be assured the principles drawn are sound. To put it …

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Befitting Rewards: A Theodicy (Part 4)

In this 4th and final part of the "Befitting Rewards" article series, Lamb's Harbinger will continue to show that God answers our cries for justice on an intimately personal level. A general, impersonal kind of justice does not satisfy. God answers this by bestowing individualized rewards, which show that God's sense of goodness and justice …

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What Christians Mean by “Overcome the World”

  "Do not be afraid, I have overcome the world," (John 16:33).   True followers of Jesus would like to tell the world that biblical Christianity is not interested in "conquering" the world. In fact, that would prove futile, because if one believes the above words of Jesus, then he also realizes that the world …

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Befitting Rewards: A Theodicy (Part 1)

Rain trickled down the bus window. Maybe it was the grayness of the day which enhanced my melancholy mood. Whatever the case, I saw him, then another, and then all of the "deficient" group from my high school. They were being wheeled and walked on their way to I don't know where; and there I …

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