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…]

the Testimony

by haRold Smith a citizen of the Commonwealth (Ephesians 2:19) “And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a pot, and put an omer full of manna therein, and lay it up before YHVH, to be kept for your generations. As YHVH commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.” Exodus 16:33-34 … [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…]