Christians sometimes get confused with the concept of judging. Biblically we are commanded to judge (John 7:24 says, “Stop judging by mere appearances, and make it right judgement”). Then at the same time we are biblically told that we are not to …
“ἐν τούτῳ ἐγνώκαμεν τὴν ἀγάπην ὅτι ἐκεῖνος ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ ἔθηκεν καὶ ἡμεῖς ὀφείλομεν ὑπὲρ τῶν ἀδελφῶν τὰς ψυχὰς θεῖναι ” https://ref.ly/r/ldgnt/1Jn3.16 via the Logos Bible Android app.
“πᾶς ὁ μισῶν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ ἀνθρωποκτόνος ἐστίν καὶ οἴδατε ὅτι πᾶς ἀνθρωποκτόνος οὐκ ἔχει ζωὴν αἰώνιον ἐν αὐτῷ μένουσαν ” https://ref.ly/r/ldgnt/1Jn3.15 via the Logos Bible Android app.
“ἡμεῖς οἴδαμεν ὅτι μεταβεβήκαμεν ἐκ τοῦ θανάτου εἰς τὴν ζωήν ὅτι ἀγαπῶμεν τοὺς ἀδελφούς ὁ μὴ ἀγαπῶν μένει ἐν τῷ θανάτῳ ” https://ref.ly/r/ldgnt/1Jn3.14 via the Logos Bible Android app.
“καὶ μὴ θαυμάζετε ἀδελφοί εἰ μισεῖ ὑμᾶς ὁ κόσμος ” https://ref.ly/r/ldgnt/1Jn3.13 via the Logos Bible Android app.
“οὐ καθὼς Κάϊν ἐκ τοῦ πονηροῦ ἦν καὶ ἔσφαξεν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ καὶ χάριν τίνος ἔσφαξεν αὐτόν ὅτι τὰ ἔργα αὐτοῦ πονηρὰ ἦν τὰ δὲ τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ αὐτοῦ δίκαια ” https://ref.ly/r/ldgnt/1Jn3.12 via the Logos Bible Android app.
“Ὅτι αὕτη ἐστὶν ἡ ἀγγελία ἣν ἠκούσατε ἀπʼ ἀρχῆς ἵνα ἀγαπῶμεν ἀλλήλους ” https://ref.ly/r/ldgnt/1Jn3.11 via the Logos Bible Android app.
Letter C. (a.d. 409.)
To Donatus His Noble and Deservedly Honourable Lord, and Eminently Praiseworthy Son, Augustin Sends Greeting in the Lord.
1. I would indeed that the African Church were not placed in such trying circumstances as to need the aid of any earthly power. But since, as the apostle says, “there is no power but of God,” it is unquestionable that, when by you the sincere sons of your Catholic Mother help is given to her, our help is in the name of the Lord, “who made heaven and earth.” For oh, noble and deservedly honourable lord, and eminently praiseworthy son, who does not perceive that in the midst of so great calamities no small consolation has been bestowed upon us by God, in that you, such a man, and so devoted to the name of Christ, have been raised to the dignity of proconsul, so that power allied…
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Dr. Lynn Cohick, Provost and Dean of Academic Affairs at Northern Seminary, Chicago, IL, joins David Capes to talk about her new commentary, The Epistle to the Ephesians in The New International Commentary on the New Testament Series. After talking about her new role at Northern Seminary, she discusses some of the salient issues related to how Ephesians has been read and interpreted in church history. Dr. Cohick is a friend of the library and an accomplished scholar and education leader. To contact her please email her at LCohick@faculty.seminary.edu.
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The Stone Chapel is a podcast of the friends and staff of the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, Texas. It is hosted by Dr. David Capes, Senior Research Fellow at the library and former faculty member at Houston Baptist University and Wheaton College. The purpose of the podcast…
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Go south As for Philip, an angel of the Lord said to him, “Go south down the desert road that runs from Jerusalem to Gaza.”Acts 8:26 (NLT) I know this is not for everyone but some of my happiest moments have been in a busy classroom surrounded by noisy youngsters who are engaged in learning.…16th April 2021 — Word of Life
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