Author Archives: johnhking_1ie7oo

The Scent of Water

Is it possible to experience a change of life at 78? If a generation is 20 years, I have lived through three generational changes and are probably approaching my fourth. At 20, I went away to college to study for … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

The Great Tribulation

Is it just me or is the price of food through the roof? A couple friends now like to discuss eschatology. One wonders if any of the seals in the Revelation have already been broken. But I think not. Things … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

Rewards in Heaven?

Will there be awards honored to the saints in heaven based on their labors for Christ here on earth? [suggesting that some will received more than others.] In Matthew 16:27 we read: “For the Son of man shall come in … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

Forgiveness

[A disclaimer: The following is intended to be observational only and not to be used as a suggested approach in presenting the Gospel nor is it intended as a correction—theological or otherwise—to the four spiritual laws or any other proven … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

Christians United

In the Bible the word for partisanship is translated “strife” in John Nelson Darby’s translation of James 3:16 “For where emulation and strife are, there is disorder and every evil thing.” The Greek dictionary defines it as “a factious spirit.” … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

Is Caring Altruism?

Is caring for others a form of altruism. There is a curious reading in Philippians 2:3-4 “Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

The Fruit of the Spirit Part 1

There can be no better example of God’s grace than His gift of the Spirit and the clear manifestations of His presence in our lives. Galatians 5:22-23: Love, Joy, Peaceful, Longsuffering, Kind, Good, Faithfulness, Meek, and Self-controlled The Language of … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

The Fruit of The Spirit, Temperance

There is a relation among these 9 spiritual traits suggested in their generally accepted meanings by scholars. There is a sense in which one trait supports the next from temperance to love—more so, than love to temperance—by seeing each trait … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

The Fruit of The Spirit, Meekness to Love

Meekness is a disposition to obey, a desire to follow Christ, which requires the believer be divested of selfishness. A desire to follow Christ, as Jesus, pointed out, begins with a poverty of Spirit, a humility that wants to give … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment

Taken from Essays on Grace

In this brief work, we have attempted to understand what God’s grace is. The word in a lexicographical sense [in the dictionary] alone cannot encapsulate its entire meaning. There are nuances to the word, shades of meaning, like hues in … Continue reading

Posted in Finding God Thru Prayer | Leave a comment