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Have You Met Authority And Are You In Submission Or Rebellion?

Looking at the conversion of Saul to Paul the Apostle, it is quite instructive for us at this time. In these days, we see oppression from the government to the lay man on the street. Attitudes are developed that negates the possibility of living in union with neighbors that differ from us, either in race, creed or class. The Bible says concerning Saul: “Then Saul still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest…” (Acts 9:1). A ‘devout’ man breathing murderous threats against others because they do not share his beliefs, makes one wonder what manner of devotion he has and to which god. As far as Saul was concerned, he was serving the Almighty God and he was set to kill as many as oppose his god! He had received ‘authority’ from the high priest which gave him the license to be an accuser, judge and executioner all at once. Jesus Christ warned His disciples about this kind of people that will arise after Him: “These things I have spoke…

A Need To Arise As Parents

What Is God Saying?

True believers

Someone once said, ‘to thine own self be true’. True statement! It is terrible and pathetic when a person lies and deceives himself especially when the truth is clear for all to see. If one claims to be a believer in Jesus Christ, it means such a person has accepted Jesus Christ as His personal Lord and Savior. That person is simply declaring that Christ directs and dictates the goings on in his life. If the foregoing is true in such life, it then presupposes that such a one will produce fruits consistent with this belief: “Therefore produce fruit consistent with repentance” (Luke 3:8a). This fruit bearing must be a continuous thing in such a life. If this is not the case, then something is grossly wrong.            Being a true believer in Christ carries within it truth, honesty and sincerity. One cannot live a life of falsehood and believe in half-truths of God’s word and claim to be a true believer.  A true believer that has the hope of reigning with Christ at the end, such …