Preventing the Purpose of God: Lessons from Jezebel

There has been a lot of ink used on topics such as God’s will, the sovereignty of God, predestination, free will, etc.  The episode about Jezebel at the congregation in the city of Thyatira can shed some light on conversations and discussions about these topics.  This woman’s true name is not known to us since … Continue reading Preventing the Purpose of God: Lessons from Jezebel

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WHEN IS LOVE NOT ENOUGH?

Who knows why some believers in Thyatira thought that being loving toward others is enough to please God;  perhaps they had only heard of the 2nd Great Commandment and not realized that there is a prior one that requires even more, namely a deeply rooted devotion to God (Matt. 22:34-39).  In any case, some of … Continue reading WHEN IS LOVE NOT ENOUGH?