Building Museums or Kingdoms

Museums can be a lot of fun to visit. They contain relics and artifacts from which we can learn a lot about our past. They are monuments and testimonies to where we have been as a culture and from where God has brought us as a civilization. They serve a very important role in our… Read More

Sanctification (1 Corinthians 15:2)

“and through which you are being saved. if you hold to the words which I preached to you—assuming you did not believe in vain.”  (1 Corinthians 15:2)    There are two things in particular that I want to highlight about this verse.  The first thing is the word sw/◊zesqe (sozesthe), which is the passive form… Read More

Not Far from the Kingdom of God (Mark 12:34)

“And Jesus saw that he answered thoughtfully, and said to him, ‘You are not far from the Kingdom of God.’  And no one was bold enough to question him any longer.” (Mark 12:34)   And Jesus saw that the man had answered thoughtfully, or, as in many of our English translations, “wisely,” though the word… Read More