Faith, Prayer

How Jacob Received God’s Blessing

A large part of the Biblical narrative found in Genesis can be called The Age of the Patriarchs, because the featured characters are Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph. A patriarch indicates a father who is a ruler. Final authority over the extended family was invested in the father until his death. This headship included… Continue reading How Jacob Received God’s Blessing

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Prayer

A Passion for Prayer

“And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed. 36 And Simon and they that were with him followed after him. 37 And when they had found him, they said unto him, All men seek for thee. 38 And he said… Continue reading A Passion for Prayer

Biblical Doctrines, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Prayer

Important Questions Answered

  Important Questions Answered About Suffering and Sickness As the Church considers the place of affliction and sickness in the plan of God with a view to learning about Divine healing, three questions in particular arise based on James 5:13-15 The first question deals with affliction, or suffering, as a separate category from sickness. Question.… Continue reading Important Questions Answered

Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Prayer

The Importance of Corporate Prayer in a Church

“Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a Sabbath day's journey. 13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon… Continue reading The Importance of Corporate Prayer in a Church

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Prayer

Faith vs. Fundraising

“When the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?” (Luke 18:8) The philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist, Jorge Santayana (Dec. 16, 1863 – Sept. 26, 1952) is popularly known for his aphorisms, such as “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” In the area of fundraising, the… Continue reading Faith vs. Fundraising