The Tower That Wasn't
(A children's poem)
Pass me the hammer and pass me a nail;
We'll build a high tower and we will not fail -
It will be strong; a fortress; a stair
Leading to heaven - we'll be safe up there.
What are you saying? Your tongues are so strange;
You rave and you babble and sound quite deranged.
Oh! I give up; this simply
Just as he rejected Abraham's son Ishmael (the product of the flesh) as heir by referring to Isaac as his "one and only son", God will burn up our works done in the flesh like kindling and reward those done in the spirit with everlasting jewels.
Without faith it is impossible to please God, because anything we do that is not by faith is sin. It is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” Therefore, by faith, His children are being transformed into the image and glory of His one
Let's consider a slightly different angle on the concept of the Israel of God--the disciples of Christ Jesus (see Gal. 6:16).
The Apostle John gives us the following in John 8:12-59 below:
12 Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”
13 So the Pharisees said to Him, “You are testifying about Yourself; Your testimony is not
Guardians of Truth
Dreamers of dreams; wise men and sages
Guardians of Truth throughout bygone ages;
Mighty men after the Father's heart -
Mortals who walked and talked with God.
Prophets of old; poets and sages
Penned many words and filled many pages,
Inspiring mankind to seek the Lord's Face;
Guiding us towards His holiest place.
Updated Mar 29th 2009 at 02:35 AM by paidforinfull
As long as we believers in Christ continue to deal with what "the world" understands concerning the church and truth, will we not be further and further away from a renewed mind concerning the will of God for His creation--a will that is going to be accomplished by our God?
Now, God's will for the fallen creation--as you know--is encapsulated in Ephesians 1 and made possible by the Gospel of Jesus Christ:
1:3 Blessed be the God and