The divinity and humanity of Jesus is a paradoxical truth that is impossible for our finite minds to understand. Thankfully, we have Scripture that helps us know some, but we admittedly “see through a glass dimly,” as the Apostle Paul might say. We are familiar with the Scriptures which speak of Jesus’ divinity. He is…

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Evaluating A Sermon – a pastor’s perspective On any given Sunday, some will say, “excellent sermon” while another may not enjoy the sermon whatsoever (and that’s just on the elder board … lol, jk). People have different preferences for preaching styles, content, illustrations, methods, and deliveries. The taste for what makes a good sermon is as…

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Let’s all take a moment to reflect upon the church. Let’s reflect upon the importance of the church to God. Let’s meditate upon our commitments as members. And, most of all, let’s think about what a great gift God gives us when He adopts us as His child and places us lovingly within the fellowship and community of believers.

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Children of God Our contemplation about what it means to be made in the image of God must take into consideration the aspect of being children of God. The Apostle John speaks to us as children of God (e.g., 1 John 3). Being an offspring of God certainly carries the connotation of being in the…

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Previous post: (part one) Are there aspects of God’s image He does not share with us? We need to know what “God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him” does not mean. In other words, we need to keep in mind what attributes God does not give to…

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Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”  God created man in his…

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