A Time to Be Renewed LOOK AHEAD

Throughout the Epistle to the Hebrews, the writer emphasized the importance of the future hope. His readers were prone to look back and want to go back, but he encouraged them to follow Christ’s example and look ahead by faith. The heroes of faith named in Hebrews 11 lived for...

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A Time to Be Renewed TRUE WISDOM

What is the Christian’s wisdom? Does he look to the philosophies of this world? No! To begin with, Jesus Christ is our wisdom. In Jesus Christ “are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge” (Colossians 2:3). The first step toward true wisdom is the receiving of Jesus Christ as...

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A Time to Be Renewed LOVE YOUR ENEMIES

Nowhere did the Law teach hatred for one’s enemies. For example, Exodus 23:4 indicates just the opposite: “If thou meet thine enemy’s ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.” Jesus defined our enemies as those who curse us, hate us, and exploit...

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A Time to Be Renewed IS DOCTRINE DULL

The successful Christian learns the vocabulary of the Spirit and makes use of it. He knows the meaning of justification, sanctification, adoption, propitiation, election, inspiration, and so forth. In understanding God’s vocabulary, we come to understand God’s Word and God’s will for our lives. If the engineering student can grasp...

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