The Commandments

The Ten Commandments

 

No, I am not referring to the movie by that name but I am referring to the Decalogue in Scripture. I am convinced by listening to people over the years that there is great misunderstanding of the Decalogue in the light of the New Testament. I will state a great truth that has been repeated through the ages.


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Keep Speaking the Word

 

Keep Speaking the Word

 

A lion tamer was performing in a certain city with four lions in a cage with him.   The performer only had a whip, chair, and his voice.  While going through his performance the electricity went off in the building. The crowd was


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The Son of Man

Who do men say that I the Son of Man am? Matthew 16:13

 

When Jesus asked the disciples this question he gives us a hint to what the answer should be. The hint that He gives is found in the phrase the Son of Man. Some would say that when the Bible calls him the Son of God it speaks of his divinity


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Salt

 
Salt: Matthew 5:13-16
 
In Matthew chapter 5:13-16, Jesus introduces us to a concept of Christian Living that should not be overlooked.  He called us two things in this passage of scripture, salt and light. Once while observing this passage of scripture I noticed something that really brought a question to mind. The Master states that if the salt has lost its seasoning where will it be salted. Apparently the master was not talking about table salt as we know it today.

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Light

 
Light Matthew 5:13-16
 
In the previous article we talked about the importance of salt. Now the Master Teacher brings us closer to the subject of light. It seems to me that in the church we have majored on a behavior doctrine more than our relationship with God and others. Jesus is now giving us instructions concerning this by calling us light. Listen to him as He speaks:

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