Being Married

Being Married: Since your spouse is a human being with a sinful nature (inherited), living in a fallen sinful world and influenced (nature and nurture) by both, he/she will have habits and/or attitudes that drives you “really” nuts. So, the issue is not whether married couples would get on each other’s nerves (see 1 Corinth. […]

Just Thinking: Revealed vs. Communicated Knowledge

Just Thinking: Revealed vs. Communicated Knowledge Knowledge is accumulating information. Knowledge is very different from Wisdom (application of knowledge) and knowledge could be limited or vast, it could be on one issue or numerous issues. Beyond knowledge, Understanding is better. Revealed knowledge is when you have an epiphany perhaps listening to or reading a or […]

Just Thinking: Whose Side Are You?

Just Thinking: Whose side are you? Joshua 5:13-15 (NIV) Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, “Are you for us or for our enemies?”. “Neither,” he replied, “but as commander […]

Being Married: Hearing with Prejudices

Being Married: Hearing with Prejudices If I mention the word or name OBAMA – it would mean or engender different reactions from my many “diverse” group of friends. The same way in our various relationship, we have a pre-conceived idea about someone, and we often listen to that person based on those biases. Whether we […]

Pattern and Principles: Conviction Vs. Condemnation (Another Look)

Pattern and Principles: Conviction vs. Condemnation (another Look) It is almost impossible to fully understand the difference between Conviction and Condemnation without understanding the word RELATIONSHIP and what it stands for (we’ll talk about this later). —- Conviction is the act of convincing a person of error or of compelling the admission of a truth […]

Just Thinking: Intuition vs. Discernment

Just Thinking: Intuition vs. Discernment Intuition is the ability to understand something immediately (based on feeling) – without the need for conscious reasoning, while Discernment is the ability to judge well or as Dr. John MacArthur puts it – “the ability to think biblically about all areas of life – it is indispensable to an […]