Posts by WordWalk (Page 32)

Malawi

Upcoming Engagements: June 27 through July 13, 2014 – [M], [C] & [E] – We plan to build a dormitory for pastors to attend a Bible training school. This building will also be the future home of the Malawian Bible Institute which is scheduled to be open by 2016. Our partners have purchased a piece of…

Interpretation

The return of Christ is an ever-present experience and a permanent hope.  Opinions about when and how He will return are confusing and further muddled by elitist dogmatism and hyper-sensationalism.  In spite of these diversions, Scripture encourages us to remain in a constant state of expectancy in order to recognize Him when He appears.  In…

Recognition

How are we able to view the return of Christ as an ever-present experience and a permanent hope?  The apostle John encourages us to dwell, abide, and remain in a constant state of expectancy so that when He makes Himself apparent, we may instantaneously recognize and receive Him.  Our intimacy with Him will be presently…

Anticipation

There is a general consensus among Christians that Jesus will eventually return in a physical form and that He will consummate His purposes and plans by ushering in a final order for the universe and for humanity.  Opinions as to how this is going to take place tend to lead us away from coherence and…

The Word That Sustains …more

It is imperative that we are active and aggressive students of God’s Word.  We are drawn into participation with God on His terms.  Our Word-journey requires some conscious planning; here are more strategies found to be of benefit. 4.      Do some kind of writing or scribing in conjunction with your reading.  Even if you merely…

The Word That Sustains

It is imperative that we are active and aggressive students of God’s Word; we do not read the Scriptures to find out how to get God into our lives.  We are drawn into participation with God on His terms.  Eugene Peterson states that “Holy Scripture is the source document, the authoritative font, and the work…

Riches In Secret Places – Pt 2

Where shall wisdom be found, and where does understanding dwell?  It cannot be found among mere mortals.  There is no way to comprehend or estimate its worth.  Dig far into the earth, dive deep into the sea, and you will hear it whispered, “Wisdom is not here.”  It cannot be compared to gold or silver,…

Riches In Secret Places – Pt 1

Although it takes considerable intelligence and effort, human ingenuity and industry will develop ways to examine, explore, and even exploit the earth for its precious treasures. We tunnel into mountains to discover seams of silver and precious stones: we smelt the ore and purify the gold. We penetrate the suffocating darkness of the earth’s inner…

Amen, Selah, Rejoice

Our Father in heaven, hallowed is Your name. The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. He…