March 2016 Issue of Christian Worker (Our Great God)

Here’s a link to the latest PDF issue of the Christian Worker.

Here are the topics that you will find:

  • His Great Holiness (Mike Vestal)
  • Our Great God (Cody Westbrook)
  • His Great Love (Dave Rogers)
  • His Great Power (John W. Moore)
  • His Great Mercy (Jason Rollo)
  • His Great Justice (Stephen Wiggins)
  • His Great Blessings (Kris Groda)

Christian Worker is an edification effort of the Southwest church of Christ in Austin, Texas.

You can subscribe to the email version of the Christian Worker paper by clicking on the publications link on their website and then following the given instructions…or by clicking on the link provided here in The Fellowship Room under the “Friends” category to your right.

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The God Who Fits

God Is LoveAt the heart of the Christian message is God’s love. That sounds like a commonplace, doesn’t it? That love, however, is multi-faceted and not so slick or easy as many would make it. Discipline is a subset of his love, for example, not a popular subject today. (See Hebrews 12.)

• In his first epistle, John coupled God’s love with his light, or holiness, which he mentions before the former. Two twin-star affirmations about God: God is light; God is love. One without the other is, may we say?, useless. Let us not whittle the God Who Is down to a God Who Fits.

• On the phrase, “God is light,” in 1 John 1.5, the NLT Study Bible says, “In John, ‘light’ represents God’s holiness and revelation. It is the opposite of false teaching and undisciplined living, which is ‘darkness’ (1:6).” Well said. God is light, God is right.

• So did Jesus have a wife or not? I didn’t even bother to read the news reports on the idiot Harvard prof, just saw the headlines. (Does “idiot” equal “Raca”? Hope not—oops, NLT translates it that way.) One this morning says that whatever document he touted as proof has been revealed as a forgery. Will they never learn? Continue reading

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