Back to the Basics

The word “church” means “people called out from the world and to God,” “the universal (total) body of believers whom God calls out from the world and into His eternal kingdom,” and “belonging to the Lord” (https://biblehub.com/greek/1577.htm). But the word “church” has come to mean buildings, and denominations (Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, etc.). And, these … Continue reading Back to the Basics

Don’t Wound the Wounded

We need to not treat people like the Pharisees treated the woman caught in adultery. We need to treat people like Jesus did. He spoke the truth in love. He wasn't soft on sin. But he was loving and kind to unbelievers and to true believers in him. He was only harsh with hypocrites who … Continue reading Don’t Wound the Wounded