JavaScript is disabled in your web browser or browser is too old to support JavaScript. Today almost all web pages contain JavaScript, a scripting programming language that runs on visitor's web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled for some reason, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable.
« 1 ... 20 21 22 23 24 »

How does God’s cong­re­ga­ti­on come about? The Holy Spi­rit cal­ls and gat­hers pe­op­le

Vieraskieliset / In-english2.4.2014 0.00

Fel­lows­hip in the Holy Spi­rit joins be­lie­vers in a cong­re­ga­ti­on, in­to which God cal­ls new mem­bers. God’s cong­re­ga­ti­on is not a tem­po­ral ins­ti­tu­ti­on or as­so­ci­a­ti­on. It is cre­a­ted by a bond through faith with Je­sus Christ and ot­her be­lie­vers. Life in the cong­re­ga­ti­on of God brings joy and pe­a­ce in­to one’s he­art.

Ser­vant of the Word

Vieraskieliset / In-english2.4.2014 0.00

The task of a ser­vant of the word is ba­sed on the mis­si­on com­mand gi­ven by Je­sus. Those who be­lie­ved in Je­sus were gi­ven the task of brin­ging the gos­pel to all parts of the world. The cong­re­ga­ti­on cal­ls ser­vants of the word from among its mem­bers. It is their task to pre­ach the word of God on the ba­sis of the Bib­le.

A new per­son

Vieraskieliset / In-english2.4.2014 0.00

In his let­ter to the Co­los­si­ans Paul war­ned of the dan­gers of sin and wan­ted to cla­ri­fy the Co­los­si­ans’ faith in Je­sus Christ so they would re­cei­ve the po­wer to live a life in ac­cor­dan­ce with God’s will.

We will all be awa­ke­ned

Vieraskieliset / In-english2.4.2014 0.00

Co­rinth was a busy city where life was world­ly. The Lord ap­pe­a­red to Paul in a dream and ex­hor­ted him to pre­ach the word of God bold­ly in Co­rinth.

The gre­a­test in the king­dom of he­a­ven

Vieraskieliset / In-english20.11.2013 15.21

Je­sus had told his dis­cip­les for the first time about the great suf­fe­ring that was awai­ting him. He would have to go to Je­ru­sa­lem and suf­fer hor­rib­ly in the hands of the el­ders, high priests, and la­wy­ers. He would be kil­led, but on the third day he would rise from the dead. Je­sus’ words made the dis­cip­les sad. It seems stran­ge that, soon af­ter this, the dis­cip­les as­ked Je­sus: ”Who is the gre­a­test in the king­dom of he­a­ven?”

God’s will to­ward man is good

Vieraskieliset / In-english20.11.2013 15.19

The old Chris­ti­an Doct­ri­ne says in ac­cor­dan­ce with the Bib­le: ”God, who has cre­a­ted us, has inst­ruc­ted us to obey his will in our li­ves. God has made his holy will known to us in his law. God’s law re­qui­res us to be truth­ful, righ­te­ous, and pure in thoughts, words, and deeds.” God’s good will is the law of life, me­ant to pro­tect the life cre­a­ted by him and all things that are holy and pre­ci­ous in it. God wants all pe­op­le to pos­sess eter­nal life.

God ma­ni­fests Him­self

Vieraskieliset / In-english20.11.2013 15.17

Man has ne­ver been ab­le to re­ach God and His gre­at­ness through his own un­ders­tan­ding. The Old Tes­ta­ment prop­het Isai­ah wri­tes:”Ve­ri­ly thou art a God that hi­dest thy­self, O God of Is­ra­el, the Sa­vi­our” (Isai­ah 45:15). Isai­ah al­so wri­tes: “For my thoughts are not yo­ur thoughts, neit­her are yo­ur ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the he­a­vens are hig­her than the earth, so are my ways hig­her than yo­ur ways, and my thoughts than yo­ur thoughts” (Isai­ah 55:8–9).

The Triu­ne God

Vieraskieliset / In-english20.11.2013 15.15

The Bib­le is the book of sal­va­ti­on, and it’s cent­ral mes­sa­ge is the proc­la­ma­ti­on of Je­sus Christ and the re­demp­ti­on pre­pa­red by Him. The Bib­le al­so tel­ls what God is like and how He works.

I have fought the good fight

Vieraskieliset / In-english20.11.2013 15.13

Apost­le Paul was fa­mi­li­ar with the con­tem­po­ra­ry cul­tu­re and the va­lue that was pla­ced on sport. Sin­ce he knew that no­ti­ons of com­pe­ti­ti­on were pre­va­lent in pe­op­le’s thoughts, he of­ten com­pa­red the life of a Chris­ti­an to the run­ning of a race. He al­so wan­ted to show that the sig­ni­fi­can­ce and des­ti­na­ti­on of the en­de­a­vor in faith are much gre­a­ter than any at­tain­ment of tem­po­ral go­als.

God, Cre­a­tor of the world

Vieraskieliset / In-english20.11.2013 15.10

Ac­cor­ding to the Apos­to­lic Creed, God is the Cre­a­tor of the he­a­ven and the earth. The first ver­se of the Bib­le exp­res­ses this simp­ly and cle­ar­ly: ”In the be­gin­ning God cre­a­ted the he­a­ven and the earth” (Gen. 1:1).

« 1 ... 20 21 22 23 24 »
19.9.2020

Muis­ta­kaa tämä: joka niu­kas­ti kyl­vää, se niu­kas­ti niit­tää, ja joka run­saas­ti kyl­vää, se run­saas­ti niit­tää. 2. Kor. 9:6

Viikon kysymys