Kingdom living (part one)
Some 760 years before Christ was born, Isaiah the prophet foretold of the establishment of the Lord’s house which we’ll see today is the church. We’ll also see that this passage refers to the kingdom of our God and of His Christ! Isaiah 2:2 (NKJV) 2 “Now it shall come to pass in the latter days That the mountain of the LORD’S house Shall be established on the top of the mountains, And shall be exalted above the hills; And all nations shall flow to it.”
Never man spake like this man
Throughout history there have been many famed orators who stood out for their special abilities to stir their audiences – men like Churchill, and even Adolph Hitler.
God’s church: A sense of identity
Many people today understand the need of having a sense of identity and a feeling of belonging. Most folks I know desire to know more about who they came from. As never before, people are seeking their DNA records desiring to know what can be determined about their backgrounds.
Our life in Christ
The church is a marvelous and Divine organism by virtue of her Divine origin (Matt. 16:18). According to Eph. 2:1-5, she’s made up of all those who are alive in Christ and is thus a living organism. As such she has the capability to grow and to be renewed.
Behold the man -1
Pilate hardly knew what to do with Jesus, and quite seriously neither do the majority of people today. “Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man!” (John 19:5).