Many Americans think the church is a democratic system run by the majority opinion of the local congregations. But what does the Bible teach? Our first look is at a man mentioned once in the Bible. “Diotrephes. This man is not elsewhere named. He was evidently an ambitious and unscrupulous church official, who rebelled against … Read moreRebellion in the Church!
The Bible explains human authorities are established by Him, and He requires us to submit to them to prove we are submissive to Him and to receive the character development necessary for spiritual maturity. You can either be a rebel or servant to God, and if you ignore God or make your own rules, you … Read moreThe Importance of Submitting To Human Authority
Introduction: When a person begins to follow Jesus, our Lord God wants his narrow road followers to take responsibility by making major life changes. No longer can you be a selfish individual, following your dreams and living your life, but instead you are required to enlarge your perspective and live in the counterculture of Jesus. … Read moreDoes It Matter Who Our Friends Are?