Monthly Archives: December 2017

Worship

The word “worship” in the original Biblical languages means “to bend the knee” or “prostrate oneself”. The posture signifies submitting and giving honor to a greater authority. Inevitably, we all worship something we think is worthy of homage, even if … Continue reading

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Obedience

Christ linked obedience to love when he said to his disciples, “If you love me, keep my commands.” (John 14:15). How often have we heard instead, if you keep my commands, I will love you! Obedience is not the precondition … Continue reading

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Love

The grace of God, which is love moving in and around us, brings us to spiritual life by uniting us to God through our trust. This is being saved by grace through faith (Ephesians 2:8). The central feature of this … Continue reading

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Salvation

As Paul states, through faith we come into the grace that saves us (Ephesians 2:8). In the last two weeks we have reflected on the nature of faith as trust in God, and grace as the love of God made … Continue reading

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