The Whole Duty of Man

The preacher (i.e. the main character of the book of Ecclesiastes) at the end of his long existential ponderings and theological philosophies arrived at a conclusion; and the conclusion was this: "Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man..." (Ecclesiastes … Continue reading The Whole Duty of Man

Take Up Your Cross

A cross is really just an instrument of death. In the days of Jesus in the flesh, whenever someone was accused of crimes against the nation (rebellion against government, disruption of peace etc) death by crucifixion was considered capital punishment (i.e it was the highest form of punishment). It was execution because a person who … Continue reading Take Up Your Cross

The Eyes of Understanding Enlightened

Ephesians 1:18 says, "The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints" The human being is unique among all of God's creation because he is a tripartite being meaning he has three distinct … Continue reading The Eyes of Understanding Enlightened