The following are sermons and messages Dr. Steven J. Lawson delivered through various the books of the Bible. The transcripts and audio of these sermons have been provided for your enjoyment. Please use these sermons to dig deeper into God's Word as your faith is strengthened.
The Worst Acts of Betrayal on 'Boardwalk Empire' - Rolling Stone
The Hebrew Bible and the New Testament contain narratives , poetry , and instruction describing, recording, encouraging, commanding, condemning, rewarding, punishing and regulating violent actions by God , individuals, groups, governments, and nation-states. Among the violent acts included are war , human sacrifice , animal sacrifice , murder , rape , and criminal punishment. Outline of Bible-related topics. Hamas , meaning 'violence, wrongdoing', is the Hebrew Bible 's primary term for violence and is first used in Genesis : "the earth was corrupt in God's sight, and the earth was filled with violence. The notion that a false witness threatens life and well-being appears in fuller form in the Psalter.
An open letter to my beloved church
I am profoundly reluctant to write this letter because I know there are those it will wound deeply. But I have also come to the conviction that I can no longer hide the light the Lord has lit within me, under a bushel. I want to share with you what the Lord has been telling me and my dear life companion. First, a defense of my ministry—if you will allow me to paraphrase the words of the Apostle Paul from Philippians ff. If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more:.
Inca mythology includes many stories and legends that attempt to explain or symbolize Inca beliefs. Scholarly research demonstrates that Incan belief systems were integrated with their view of the cosmos, especially in regard to the way that the Inca observed the motions of the Milky Way and the solar system as seen from Cuzco, the Inca capital whose name meant the centre of the earth. From this perspective, their stories depict the movements of constellations, planets, and planetary formations, which are all connected to their agricultural cycles. This was especially important for the Inca, as they relied on cyclical agricultural seasons, which were not only connected to annual cycles, but to a much wider cycle of time every years at a time. This way of keeping time was deployed in order to ensure the cultural transmission of key information, in spite of regime change or social catastrophes.