We Honor You, Mothers!

We Honor you Mothers. All mothers are are to be honored. Mothers who follow Jesus are worthy of great honor. My mother was such a one and I honor her memory. I was brought up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord (Eph 6:4). I could feel God’s love through the gentle touch and … [Read more…]

Your Ministry—Doing Right

Doing right is what God has created us to do. “For we are his workmanship, created† in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time† for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10 CSB 3 This is how we know† that we know him: if we keep his commands.† 4 The one who says, “I have … [Read more…]

Koinonia vs Intercollegial Relationship

KOINONIA, KOINONEO, SUNKOINONEO and KOINONOS are the Greek words of rich interpersonal relationships, mutuality and interdependence in the body of Christ. They are the share words of the community of our King—Jesus. Koinonia is translated: communion, community, communication, distribution, fellowship, share and partnership. Intercollegial relationship starts to reflect those share words. But, colleague only indicates being accepted and treated … [Read more…]

house-congregation – Romans 16

From Kretzmann’s Popular Commentary published in 1921-1922 PAUL E. KRETZMANN, M.A., PhD., B.D. FOREWORD Dr. Kretzmann’s Popular Commentary possesses a unique distinction. It is not a scientific or critical commentary in the sense in which these terms are usually employed. It contains no detailed discussions of grammatical technicalities, of etymology, of variations in the manuscripts, … [Read more…]