Daily Devotional: Relationship Triumphs Religiosity

"So Paul stood in the middle of the Areopagus and said, 'Men of Athens, I see that in all ways you are very religious. For while I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: 'To an Unknown God.' Therefore, what you worship without knowing... Continue Reading →

Poem: The Grayest of Grays

It was the grayest of grays. On a cold wintery day. The sun surely hid it's rays. From melting the snow away. Ice captured the blooming flower. The frigid wind seized the river. Nature was arrested that hour. And my soul began to quiver. Until clouds began to diffuse. The sun burst through the gloom.... Continue Reading →

Poem: Peace On Earth, Good Will To Men

The angel shoutedPeace on earthgood will to mendespite your sin.The stars pointedPeace on earthgood will to menturn from sin.The wise men remarkedPeace on earthgood will to menGod will win.The shepherds declaredPeace on earthgood will to menJesus forgives sin.The world exclaimedPeace on earthgood will to menLet's be born again. Poem by Chad A. Damitz

What Does The Bible Say About Messianic Judaism?

In this article, I want to discuss several aspects of the Messianic Judaism faith. First, what is Messianic Judaism? Second, what are the similarities and differences between Messianic Judaism and Rabbinic Judaism? Third, what are the common and distinct features between Messianic Judaism and Gentile Christianity? What is Messianic Judaism? In David Chernoff's booklet entitled:... Continue Reading →

Praying Through Psalm 119

Psalm 119 is the longest chapter of the Bible. The Lord has devoted 176 verses from Scripture to uplift His laws, decrees, and righteous commandments. We live in a world today where God's precepts are not taken seriously, even in the Judeo-Christian community. May this chapter be a staunch reminder that God desires that we... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on James 1:1-18

"James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes scattered among the nations--Greetings (James 1:1)." The book of James was most likely written by James, the brother of Jesus around 50 AD. Each epistle usually begins with a greeting or salutation similar to the one stated here. James identifies... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Messiah Was Born

Messiah was bornTo rescue us from our sinsSo that peace may reign. The Messiah is the Son of the living God. He is the Prince of Peace and Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. He came to rescue us from our sins. The Lord Jesus did this in order that... Continue Reading →

Verse of The Day: Show Peace To The World This Holiday Season

"Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone." -Romans 12:17-18 --article written by Chad A. Damitz When I was in college, I worked at a fast-food restaurant. If... Continue Reading →

If God Is All-Powerful And Loving, Why Does He Permit Evil And Suffering?

According to the Bible, God is loving (1 John 4), just (Isaiah 6:3), and sovereign (Psalm 96:13). This informs the reader of two truths: (1) God is capable of preventing evil and (2) He desires to rid the world of evil and suffering. However, if these two propositions are true, then why does God still... Continue Reading →

Poem: A Tree Just Like Me

In the deep woods of long ago Where I once placed a seed to sow. Stood that burly red oak tree. It's branches so tall and free. Carved in wood rests my name. Winters ago but still the same. Growing like me in many ways. Weathering storms and shiny days. -Chad A. Damitz

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