Augustine

Sirach 5.1-8 God is the Lord (Reposted – Revised and Expanded)

Sirach 5:1-8 (1)  Do not set your heart on your wealth, nor say, “I am independent.” (2)  Do not follow

Bible Translation

Word Study: 'Simplicity' in Christ

For I am jealous for you with godly jealousy. For I have betrothed you to one husband, that I may

Debate/Discussion

Romans 13.1-7 – Government and Authority

In the mouth of the opposition to the current president-elect are the words ‘don’t trust the government’, but the bible

Church Government

The Goal of Unity – The Apocalypse

I know, the title is a little bit odd, but, I have been toying with this idea for a while

Clement of Rome

From the Bible that is Rarely Read: Sirach 39.1-11

*I am not trying to design these as a commentary, but as a point for discussion and perhaps as a

Augustine

From the Bible that is Rarely Read: Sirach 5.1-7

Sirach 5:1-7 from the Revised Standard Version (1)  Do not set your heart on your wealth, nor say, “I have

Devotional

From the Bible that is rarely read: Sirach 15.11-20

Do not say, “Because of the Lord I left the right way”; for he will not do what he hates.

Corinthians

Factionalism in the Body of Christ

Justin, in his ‘Dialogue with Trypho the Jew’ (63.5) speaks of the Church, Moreover, that the word of God speaks