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ArchiveMarch 2018

The Love of the Divine Trinity

Luke 15:3-4—“And He told them this parable, saying, Which man of you, who has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?” Note 1 on parable says: “In answering the self-righteous Pharisees and scribes, who condemned Him for eating with sinners, the Savior spoke three parables, unveiling and...

Taking the Lord as Our Spiritual Nourishment

“When a baby is born, his most immediate need is to take some milk for nourishment. Without nourishment the new babe will not only fail to grow properly, but will soon become very weak and eventually even die. After we are saved and born again, our most immediate need also is that we learn how to take in the Lord as our spiritual milk and nourishment.”

Death Versus Life and Peace in Romans 8:6

In Romans 8:6 Paul draws a stark contrast between two things: “For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the spirit is life and peace.” Death, or life and peace—it all depends on where the mind is set. We surely prefer life and peace, but since life and peace result from the mind set on the spirit, how do we do that? What is the spirit? What is the flesh? What is death in our...

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