What is your self-image?

In his book, It Doesn’t Take a Hero, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf writes, The Army, with its emphasis on rank and medals and efficiency reports, is the easiest institution in the world in which to get consumed with ambition. Some officers spend all their time currying favor and worrying about the next promotion — a … Continue reading What is your self-image?

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus

1PAUL, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the saints which are in Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus. [1] Ephesians 1:1   Paul, an apostolos, a man set aside, consecrated and dedicated to the ministry of the gospel of Christ, writes for the edification of the saints in … Continue reading Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus

The Lamb of God

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!”   John 1:29     In one sentence we have the essence of the Christian message. It is difficult for Western ears to appreciate the power of John’s announcement, but these … Continue reading The Lamb of God

The Bible

The Bible: Consisting of the Old and New Testament it is God’s written Word to us. All Scripture is authoritative and able to judge the thoughts and intensions of the heart. It is “God Breathed” as the Holy Spirit moved men to pen His message to us. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, … Continue reading The Bible

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit, the third member of the godhead and trinity, fulfills an ongoing but invisible role of connection and communication between people and God. Awareness of the Spirit’s presence differs in expression between the OT and NT, but reliance upon the Spirit as a signal of the presence of God is constant. I believe … Continue reading The Holy Spirit