I'm honestly still not sure why the topic (Nature vs Nurture) is still a subject of debates, especially as it concerns what may be tagged as bad behaviour in children. I'll be something of an advocate today, so give me a few seconds to adjust my wig; I've not used it in recent times, and … Continue reading In Defense Of The Children (Nature vs Nurture)
Dear Believer, rest. The work of perfection does not belong to you, and you do not need to validate your salvation. The Holy Spirit in us is the validation of our salvation, and He does the Good Works.
Circumcision wasn't always as popular as it is today, and for good reason. Perhaps one of those reasons would be the pain involved, especially if done when the subject is no longer a child. Genesis 34 tells the story of how Levi and Simeon (two men) sacked a whole city and the surrounding fields, killed … Continue reading The Pain Of Circumcision
As Abraham is the foreshadowing of being accepted into God by Faith alone and not by works, it is the same way the circumcision of then is a foreshadowing of how God now seeks to seperate His chosen ones from the rest of the world by performing a circumcision not made by human hands on the foreskin of our hearts.
Truth is, most of the time, our expectations are the realities we command. In making allowance for each other's frailties (and doing so in Love), we must hope for the best and expect the best. That way, if someone behaves otherwise, we know how to pray for the person.