updated July 1, 2017
Paul told the Ephesians that the purpose of the church was to help us "all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ" (Ephesians 4:13). According to him the main function of the church is to bring us to a unity of the faith by bringing us to a correct knowledge of the Son of God, whereby we can learn to become "a perfect man" and thereby measure up to the full stature of Christ.
For this reason the purpose of the church is to help us become perfect just like Christ is and it does this by giving us the correct knowledge of Christ. However, with so many different Christian denominations, there are just as many different teachings about salvation and how we become a perfect man. Then how can we come to the correct knowledge of the Son of God? This month’s article seeks to answer this question.
You can read it here.
It is an interesting fact that most people have the firm opinion that whatever they think or do is always right. Although this is especially true of such things as political and religious beliefs, it also extends to almost every aspect of life. And this phenomenon occurs just as much among Christians as it does to non-
It is so easy for us to see the faults of others, but for some reason, man has been born with the inability to see the same faults in themselves. It’s as though we can only see in one direction. Our internal eyesight is well adapted to looking outward at others but has to be trained to look inward. Since all of us seem to be born with this tendency to be blind to our own faults while clearly seeing those of others, this past article examines how we can overcome this flaw in our character. You can read it here
The apostle Paul explained, "And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity." This is an often cited biblical verse but most people quote it without giving much thought as to why these three are the greatest of all the gifts of God and why charity is the most important.
If the scriptures are our guide on how to become more like Christ then we not only need to read them but to understand what they are telling us and then learn how to apply them in our life. This former article seeks to do just that when it comes to the subject of faith, hope, and charity. You can read more here