The mission of the church of Jesus Christ is to bring Him glory in everything we do. But what is glory, anyway? The Hebrew word translated "glory" is kabod, which meant heaviness, as in the weight of someone’s words. When we talk about the kabod of God, we're talking about His greatness. In the New Testament, the word translated "glory" is doxa, which in ancient Greek meant reputation or honor. When it was used in the New Testament, doxa took on a nuance meaning the glory or
Halloween has become a highly commercialized holiday in America. However, the roots of the holiday go back thousands of years. Throughout the history of the holiday, it has become associated with all things dark and evil. The extreme focus on evil and darkness has even cause some churches who to disassociate with the holiday all together. However, I see Halloween as one of the greatest opportunities to shine for Jesus. John 8:12 states, “I [Jesus] am the Light of the world.
One of the characters we often see in old western movies is the Snake Oil Salesman. These guys are often traveling “doctors” with dubious credentials, fake medicines, and lots of marketing hype. To increase sales, they often have a partner in the crowd who attests to the amazing results of their product. Before people realize they’ve been duped, the “doctor” and accomplice fly the coop. Jude, Jesus' half-brother, wrote a warning letter to the first-century churches against sp
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