Learn From the Past: Judaism

As previously discussed, polytheistic/pantheistic/pagan religions have been most notable for flexibility and adaptation to societal changes. Deities changed names, new deities were added, new practices are blended or adopted, and selective application is permitted. This accentuates the contrast of monotheism. Judiaism, Christianity, and Islam are the only monotheistic religions. God has been called by many... Continue Reading →

Saved Through Surrender

Do you ever think that we are our own worst enemy? This question occurred to me after hearing comparisons between COVID vaccination and the atrocities of the Holocaust. We should be resisting evil and fighting injustice, but have we taken things too far? We no longer seem to know when to stop fighting. We have... Continue Reading →

Get Out of My Head

I was reminded today of how much our thoughts influence our actions and attitudes. We like to think we single handedly dictate our thoughts, beliefs, and opinions. But the outside voices we hear have a tremendous impact on our thoughts and our hearts. Have you ever had a thought that continued to replay in your... Continue Reading →

Church in Pergamum- Compromised Faith

The letter to Pergamum speaks to Christians living within a culture that encourages a sinful lifestyle. This letter is most applicable to Western Cultures like Europe and America. Jesus commends these followers for not shrinking into the background, but holding strong to their faith even in challenging times. It is difficult to stand firm in... Continue Reading →

Church in Smyrna- Persecution

The church in Smyrna was heavily persecuted for 250 years. They lived in relative poverty in this rich city due to their lowered social status and victimization. They were persecuted by Romans and Jews alike and many were put to death for their faith. This is one of 2 churches addressed that did not come... Continue Reading →

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