Tag: eternal perspective

The Word Versus The World

We are called to live by the value system of the Word; this is a large part of what it means to walk by faith (2 Corinthians 5:7; cf. Romans 8:24–25).

Two Competing Paradigms

Where do we find our hope? Where do we invest our time? Is it in the world of things that fade away, the things prone to corruption and decay? Or is it in the eternal things that will never perish?

1 Samuel 8: Hope for the Future

Have you ever wished you could change the ending of a story?
First Samuel 8 recounts one of those stories we wish we could change; it is not a story that goes well. Samuel’s sons have forsaken the way of the Lord, and, as a result, the people of Israel reject them as judges. But instead of remembering God is their King, the people demand a physical, visible monarch like those of the other nations, rejecting God.

2 Corinthians 4: Living Letters

If you are a Christian, you are a “living letter” (2 Corinthians 3:1–3). Your life demonstrates the truth of the gospel, demanding a response from all around you. At the end of the day, there can be no neutral response to Christ. We will either walk in the blindness of the world or in the light of the Holy Spirit.

Living a Life of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty

We have been created and redeemed to glorify God as living incarnations of His wisdom. In the conclusion of his “Life of Wisdom” series, Ken Boa discusses ten attributes that should mark a wise disciple of Jesus