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Who or what is the “Logos”?

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1) The apostle John wrote the fourth gospel of the Bible. His goal was to show...

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already but not yet

What is “already but not yet”?

Biblical history is based on two ‘ages’, known as the present age and the age to come (Ephesians 1:21). Likewise, Scripture affirms that we are already enjoying some blessings of the age to come. That is, being in the...

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Don’t consider yourself a dry tree

“Let not the foreigner who has joined himself to the Lord say, ‘The Lord will surely separate me from his people’; and let not the eunuch say, ‘Behold, I am a dry tree’” (Isaiah 56:3) We humans tend to judge people...

A tree planted by water

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose trust is the LORD. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not...

The Kingdom of God is like a tree

“He put another parable before them, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all...

Worshiping trees instead of God?

“He plants a cedar and the rain nourishes it. Then it becomes fuel for a man… And the rest of it he makes into a god, his idol, and falls down to it and worships it” (Isaiah 44:14-17) Throughout history, people...

Save the trees!

“When you besiege a city for a long time, making war against it in order to take it, you shall not destroy its trees by wielding an axe against them. You may eat from them, but you shall not cut them down. Are the trees...

Trees yield fruit only if God wants them to

“If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them, then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit” (Leviticus...

Another special tree

“To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God” (Revelation 2:7) When God created the garden of Eden, He planted two special trees. The first one was the tree of the...

Trees are created by God

“And God said, ‘Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.’ And it was so.” (Genesis 1:11) When we try to find...

Free to live to God

“For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God” (Galatians 2:19) Paul has made clear that obeying the law can’t justify us. We can only be justified by faith in Jesus Christ. Now Paul explains that...

Nobody is infallible, not even church leaders

“But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned”. (Galatians 2:11) Today’s text tells us how Paul opposed Cephas (better known as Peter, the apostle), because “he stood condemned”...

Called by God

“But when he who had set me apart before I was born, and who called me by his grace, was pleased to reveal his Son to me, in order that I might preach him among the Gentiles…” (Galatians 1:15-16). Paul has become...

The danger of a distorted gospel

“…there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ” (Galatians 1:7) Having greeted his readers, Paul comes to the point. He has been told that the Galatians have turned to “a different...