Archive for "May, 2011"
More children than ever are being raised by their grandparents in British Columbia. In 2006, over 65,000 children in Canada lived with at least one grandparent. Now, at least 10,000 of those children live in British Columbia alone.
As I write these words, hundreds–perhaps thousands–of Christians are waiting in anticipation of the rapture, which, they have come to believe, is destined to take place on Saturday, May 21, 2011.
Luke does not identify the James of Acts 15, who was first introduced as an offstage character in 12:17. (Acts 1:14 makes reference to Jesus’ brothers being among the post-Easter believers, but does not give any names.) Readers can only infer from what he does that he has assumed some important leadership role within in church.
The Jerusalem Council is the title usually given to the head-on confrontation between Paul and the Judaizers around AD 49. Paul and Barnabas returning from the first missionary journey to Asia Minor were summoned to Jerusalem to appear before the church.
A new research study led by Dr. Sean Mackey at Stanford University found that romantic love can help relieve physical pain.
In Romans 8, Paul promises no more condemnation for those who are “in Christ Jesus.”
Romans 8:5-13 provides an explanation of life according to the flesh and life according to the Spirit (cf. 1QS 3.13-4.26).
God indeed has condemned sin in the flesh and has ordered us not to walk in the ways of the world but in the ways of the Spirit. Yet he also understands that our bodies and spirits do not always work in harmony.