Tag: church

  • The Spirit and the Bride

    The Spirit and the Bride

    It is no coincidence that in Abraham’s life Genesis 24 follows Genesis 22.  Ok, I know that sounds obvious but what I mean is in Genesis 22 we have that – how can I say it- astounding act of obedience by Abraham to God’s command to sacrifice his son.  I deal with this in another […]

  • Why Egypt welcomed Islam – a bit of church history

    Why Egypt welcomed Islam – a bit of church history

    Or this could be titled “One of the reasons I hate religion”. Until the 4th Century AD it often cost your life to be a Christian.  There were 10 severe persecutions of Christians all over the Roman Empire starting with Nero in AD 60 and ending with Diocletian.  You thought twice before becoming a Christian […]

  • The Safeguards of the Christian Faith

    The Safeguards of the Christian Faith

    Faith is a gift – or so the Bible says in Ephesians 2:8 – and faith is substance and assurance (Hebrews 11:1). So those with faith might not require much else. They believe in Jesus having, like me, that assurance in their hearts where they can hear and feel the Holy Spirit. The other side […]