Posts Tagged ‘sacrifice’

God Explains Marriage, Part 4 (Ephesians 5:22-33) – The Husband to the Wife

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Four “first observations” about the husband’s responsibility as given to him by God as explained in Ephesians 5. How do the responsibilities of the husband compare to those of the wife? You might just be surprised!

The Heavenly Christmas Account (Philippians 2:1-11)

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Continuing to depart from the typical “Christmas passages,” we take a look at Philippians 2:1-11. This passage records the coming of the Lord Jesus, not in terms of shepherds, angels, and a manger, but from the standpoint of His stepping down from His privileges as God the Son. He sets aside His glory, humbles Himself, and takes on the form of a man, ultimately dying a horrible death for the sin of mankind. And all of this applies to US!

Body & Mind for God: Presenting Our Bodies (Romans 12:1)

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Paul urges us to do something very specific: offer our bodies as living sacrifices. Here’s a closer look at this very key verse that all believers need to understand and embrace.

Timeline of Truth 11 – Cain & Abel: The Right Way & Wrong Way to Approach God (Gen 4:2b-5a)

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Both Cain and Abel were “religious,” and approached God with sacrifices. Abel and his sacrifice (first and best of his flock) were accepted by God. Cain and his sacrifice were not accepted by God. Why?

We’ll look at this passage, but also look at what the rest of Scripture does to shed light on this interesting event.