While Patrick is associated with Ireland, he was actually from the British Isles, possibly the northern territories close to Scotland. The Isles were under Roman authority during his lifetime and taken together with Patrick’s writings, he was a proud Roman citizen, though it is not likely he had any direct experience with Rome. The British Isles were on the fringes of the empire leaving very few Roman soldiers stationed on the island making the area rife with raids from the surrounding countries.
When you think of Jesus, what comes to mind? I suppose some whom are outside the Kingdom of Heaven will either think of Jesus as a myth or a “great teacher” (whom they will not learn from). Some believers may think to Him on the cross or the sins of their past that God has forgiven. Some will think of Him as being a quiet, mild-mannered man who always had a smile on his face like is shown in the Sunday school pictures.
Money is important in life. People frequently say that the Bible says more about money than it does any other topic, however, I have read the Bible many times and I cannot find evidence of that. If you have such evidence (real verses, not quotes from people) please send it along.
If you have lived the Christian life for any period of time, you know that that temptation can hit us suddenly and unexpectedly. Some temptation is small, leading to sins but other temptation is powerful with the ability to tempt us into additive and destructive habits.
Today's post is a review of the book, Jesus, Lover of a Woman's Soul, by Erwin Lutzer and Rebecca Lutzer. Unquestionably today, there is a blurring of the sexes which has led to problems both in the church and out of the church with respect to biblical manhood and womanhood. The man has become a louse and the woman has begun to ‘wear the pants’.