Churches rise and fall. The only constant in any Christian church is change, be it independent ministries, large churches or home churches. Human nature fights against the will of God. This is often blamed on many things: rebellion of the youth, an attack of Satan, a bad pastor, or many other things, but generally the most dangerous thing is what we all aim for the most: prosperity. We become complacent, and begin to be content with our walk. We become “rich and increased with goods and in need of nothing”, and we don’t realise we are “poor, miserable, blind and naked”.
Scripture Reading: Psalms 81:10-12 I [am] the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it. 11 But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me. 12 So I gave them up unto their own hearts’ lust: [and] they walked in their own counsels.
Scripture Reading: Daniel 12:1 And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation [even] to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
Is the close of probation just an Adventist myth? Or is it biblical?
This is a very sobering message, very well worth your time.
Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
I am going to talk about conspiracy theories, and why I believe they can be damaging to the gospel message.
Description: Was the Atonement completed at the cross?
Scripture Reading: Romans 5:11 And not only [so], but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement.
Atonement – Reconciliation after enmity or controversy. Concord. At one ment. The state of being at one. Like being in the state of joy – enjoyment.
-Expiation; satisfaction or reparation made by giving an equivalent for an injury, or by doing or suffering that which is received in satisfaction for an offense or injury; with for.