Sometimes we can think that worship is merely rote or just part of our routine. We can think this sometimes because worship seems too orderly. Do we have a Biblical basis for an orderly worship service?
The goal of the Christian life is to make it to the end of the age without turning from the Lord. How can we do this, and what assurance do we have that our Sabbath rest is worthwhile?
The Apostle Paul has written many letters to new churches. His letters to the Corinthian church discloses that Paul is frustrated by the lack of unity in that church. The people claim elitism, they call attention to social class, they call attention to their giftedness, they fail to discipline those who need some Godly correction, and there are more issues that we can list. So, what is the positive solution? What is the church called to do as we sojourn together through this age?
Christ assures us that the folly of Christ’s cross is salvation manifested by the power of God. How can this be? This sounds impossible because the cross is a method of execution. Why would we want this symbol? The tragedy is that we are tempted to sanitize this symbol, but why is that so tragic? What could be the possible benefit of this cross?