IMPLICATION OF KEEPING BAD ASSOCIATION

IMPLICATION OF KEEPING BAD ASSOCIATION

King Rehoboam succeeded his father Solomon as a king of Israel, but he quickly followed wrong counsels and lost credibility with his citizens. Therefore, he lost more than 70% of his kingdom to someone who had no royal blood. The scripture reported, “…And Jeroboam and all Israel came and spoke to Rehoboam, saying, ‘Your father made our yoke heavy; now therefore, lighten the burdensome service of your father and his heavy yoke which he put on us, and we will serve you.’” (2 Chronicles 10:3-4)....Read more
GOD’S ADMONITION ON REPENTANCE

GOD’S ADMONITION ON REPENTANCE

God asked Israelites (his people) to repent from their sins to qualify for his blessings. God emphasized that holiness is important to him, and it will automatically attract his blessing. (People who repent from their sins and serve God in holiness will enjoy his benefits). God said, “Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil, Learn to do good; Seek justice, Rebuke the oppressor; Defend the fatherless, Plead for the widow....Read more
Care for the Servant of God

Care for the Servant of God

A servant of God ought to be honored. Gospel minsters are God’s servants, and they hold special place in his mind, and everyone ought to consider them special also. Paul explained the necessity of honoring and catering for the needs of God’s servants and said, “Don’t you know that those who serve in the temple get their food from the temple, and that those who serve at the altar share in what is offered on the altar? In the same way, the Lord has commanded that those who preach the...Read more
Christian Ought to be Good Examples

Christian Ought to be Good Examples

Apostle Paul encouraged Christians to stay away from activities that can send mixed messages and mislead other people. They must present themselves as good examples for other people to follow. Paul used food as an example and said, “…Therefore, if food makes my brother stumble, I will never again eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble” (1 Corinthians. 8:13). Lesson on Christians Presenting Themselves as Good Examples Christians must be good examples for other people to emulate. Every...Read more
LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORS AS YOURSELF

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORS AS YOURSELF

Are Christians allowed to segregate? Our Lord Jesus commands us to Love our neighbors as ourselves. Christian are expected to love all people equally and avoid segregation. Believers must understand that it is sinful to give preferential treatment to anyone. We must not specially favor anyone (or a group of people) at the expense of others. God requires that his worshipers desist from segregation and treat all people equally. The scripture stated, “If you really fulfill the royal law according...Read more