Probably the most memorable verses in Galatians are those list the “fruit of the Spirit” (Galatians 5:22-23). The fruit grows from planted seeds. Every Leader should embrace this marvelous list of inward qualities. There are different leadership styles but only the style that aligns with the style of Jesus which manifests through the fruit of the spirit matters. In this post, I give you the opportunity to evaluate your leadership style against the fruit of the Spirit.
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The oldest Biblical references to cults are as old as the early church. Although the Bible doesn’t utilize the technical term “cult” Jesus and the apostles have warned us about cults in multiple passages. The Biblical writers used different terms such as False Prophets, False Messiahs, and Wolves in Sheep’s Skin. These references are not limited only to the New Testament. There are various references in the Old Testament also.
Jesus said in the Gospel of Matthew chapter 5 verse 17, “Do not think that I came to do away with or undo the Law [of Moses] or the [writings of the] Prophets; I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.” (AMP) It is Christ’s intention that the spiritual requirement of God’s law is fulfilled in the lives of his followers. Today let’s analyze the reflection of the Ten Commandments the most basic presentation of the Old Testament Law in the light of Jesus’ words and the other New Testament Authors.
Solomon’s Temple was built in 960 BC by King Solomon, (1 Kings 5:1-18; 6:1-37; 7:13-51; 8:1-66). Also known as the first temple, it was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar II and his invading armies in 587 BC. Solomon’s Temple and every task carried out within it actually were types of Christ and his mission. In today’s article, we are going to take a detailed look at the purpose served by Solomon’s Temple in the Old Testament and its relevance to the New Testament Christian as a type of Jesus Christ. [Image Credit: Laura Dahl]