Ezekiel receives a spectacular vision of the Lord on the throne, transported by a chariot-type conveyance composed of four faced, winged, composite (human and animal) living creatures (later identified as cherubim), and wheels. All of it displays a dazzling brilliance.Read More
Posts tagged "commitment"
Strong Commitment to Obedience
David commits himself (“I will—”) before the Lord to a full range of obedient practices. These cover:
His attitude to praising God (v 1)
Living blamelessly (v 2) …
Being Loved and Loving
Our culture is so confused by what love actually is. Is it simply having sex with another person? Or is it getting our way all the time? What about a tingly feeling? Or is love being happy 24/7? What exactly is it in relation to others?
Hebrews 13:1 says love is “being concerned about each other.”Read More grace, love, commitment
Making a ‘To Do’ List
Having confessed their sin (9:1-37), the people now make a formal commitment to obey the commands from God. This public commitment is much like what is done in baptism, when a person makes a public commitment to faithfully follow Christ. Or, in a different settingRead More commitment
The Cold, Committed, and Condemned Churches
Sardis is the least favoured of the seven churches. It was devoid of life. There was nothing happening other than a hollow pretence of faith. Ray Steadman chillingly calls it “The Church of the Zombies.” Apart from a few believers, they were nominal in belief; having an outward profession but being dead on the inside.Read More repentance, commitment, condemnation, complacency