Through all this the message of scripture still resounds over all creation, Christ has been given dominion, and glory, and a kingdom.
By God the Christian theist generally means a spaceless, timeless, immaterial, logically necessary being who is creator and designer of the universe and who is the moral standard for good and evil.
Although none of these disciples are totally aware of all that Jesus was or would do, we can see that they are significantly changed by their initial meeting with Christ.
God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plants His footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm.
We as fallen human beings, relegated to a physical world will naturally stumble at the truths of the unseen spiritual world.
Thank you God for your never ending pursuit of sinners like me.
As I was thinking about tithes and offering I thought about my three boys, and how they love asking me for stuff. They love asking me for toys and McDonald's.
All I can say is this: it looks as if we are all we have. Given what we know about ourselves, and each other, this is an extraordinarily unappetizing prospect; looking around the world, it appears that if all men are brothers, the ruling model is Cain and Abel. Neither reason, nor love, nor even terror, seems to have worked to make us “good"
...we may find ourselves in an environment that is ubiquitous in its hostility to all things Christian. Whatever atmosphere in which we might find ourselves let it be said that we were faithful to our God, Jesus Christ.