What immediately comes to your mind when you hear the name, “Satan“? Some of us may imagine a human like being with horns, dressed in red, wearing a cape, and carrying a pitchfork. That’s the Hollywood version of Satan. How does the Bible describe Satan? That is what I want to focus on with this article. Continue reading
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The Incarnation of Jesus Christ
We are getting ready to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the moment when God became man and stepped into human history. The theological term used is “incarnation”. God became flesh. He became like His creation. God came to His creation to be a servant. Jesus Christ came in the flesh to set an example to follow. In order to follow His example, we have to surrender the leadership of our lives over to Him. This is the lesson that the Apostle Paul worked really hard to teach the church in Philippi. In order to understand this concept, we are going to turn to Philippians 2.
In verse five of chapter two, Paul commands the Philippians to have the same mind/attitude that Jesus Christ had while He walked this earth. Let’s find out what that attitude was and see the manifestation of that mind in the daily life of a follower of Jesus Christ. Continue reading
Our spiritual enemy
I am getting ready to teach during our 5th-6th grade Sunday School this Sunday and the topic of our lesson is found in Revelation 12.
This lesson reveals that we have a spiritual enemy, someone who has been active from the beginning and will continue to be active until the end. Let’s see what we can learn about him to determine what we need to do in order to have victory in this battle.
I. The enemy and his friends
Do you know Satan’s deceptive ways?
This is the title of a sermon that a missionary friend of mine preached one Sunday at our church, Good News. He and his family serve in a very dangerous country where your life can be taken at the drop of a hat, especially if you convert to Christianity. The sermon really spoke to me and I would like to share the main truths of the message with you in this article. Continue reading
Satan’s followers are just like him
While reading a comment addressed to me by an atheist (who claims that neither God not Satan exist) I was stuck by the similarities in this guy’s attitude and the attitude that Satan has in the Bible. I want to present the facts and let you be the judge. Continue reading