I was looking for the perfect church, so I decided to call the Apostle Paul and ask a few questions. There’s no one better than him to help me find a perfect church, after all, he is the founder of several churches and knows them very well. 😊 1n
👱🏻♂ - Hello! Is this, Paul, the apostle?
🧔🏻 - Yes, it's him!
👱🏻♂ - May the peace of Christ be with you! 😅
🧔🏻 - Amen, brother!
👱🏻♂- Sorry for the inconvenience, Apostle, but I need your help. It's just that I've been so disappointed in the church I’m in,...2n
...that now I am looking for the perfect church. I was thinking about the church in Corinth. Is this the perfect church? 😳
🧔🏻- Look, the Church in Corinth has little groups (1 Cor. 1:12,13), envy, strife (1 Cor. 3:3)...3n
These were the last words of Jesus when He died on the tree (cross).
Many would be wondering what exactly got finished?
The answer to this question takes us to the Garden of Eden before the fall of our first parents Adam and Eve when everything was perfect. 1n
God dwelt with mankind. He had given mankind the choice of eternal life through the tree of Life in the Eden. But man chose to eat from the tree that was forbidden. It was not that the tree was bad but it was man's disobedience that led to his fall. 2n
Sin entered through his disobedience and sin gave birth to death. Every person born on the Earth, who was supposed to be immortal, dies. Firstly, because he carries the nature of disobedience, according to our first parents;...3n
#Theology 1. Thinking is a positive disposition. We always think about 'something.' 2. God IS (or exist) and anything that exists is from God. 3. Evil is trying to make real a thought that is positively disposed on which that is NOT (is not created by God or is not possible) 1n
4. Ezekiel 18: 17 Your heart was lifted up because of your beauty; you have corrupted your wisdom by reason of your brightness: I have cast you to the ground; I have laid you before kings, that they may see you. 5. Satan, a covering cherub, or an archangel, had his heart: 2n
a. lifted up for his beauty.
b. Both 'lifted up' and 'beauty' are preposition in heart.
c. Nothing can be exalted above God.
d. Nothing is more beautiful than God.
6. Satan's had his wisdom
a. corrupted on account of his brightness
b. 'Brightness' is a physical attribute 3n
All Jesus desired from the disciples is that they put their complete trust in Him. Jesus foretold the disciples about the events which were about to unfold including the disciples betraying Him. It is interesting to note that Jesus was still teaching them to believe in Him. 1n
They did believe in Him but only when everything Jesus had foretold had been fulfilled and resurrected Jesus appeared to them. We all can learn from these events. The key learnings include...2n
...1. Just because someone has walked with Jesus for a longtime doesn't mean that he/she would not have doubt. 2. We need to emphasise on the historicity (realty) of death, burial and resurrection. ...3n