Category Theology

The Christian Walk and the War Against Spiritual Darkness

Christ Warning the Disciples of False Prophets, from Das Plenarium, Hans Schäufelein 1517

Ephesians 5:11 declares, “Do not participate in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead even expose them.”   Just as Ephesians 4 encourages believers to “walk worthy,” Ephesians 5 admonishes the faithful to “walk in love…as children of light.” Is…

Walking Worthy in a Hostile World

The Christian Martyrs' Last Prayer - J Gerome 1863-1883

Ephesians 4:1: “…walk worthy of the calling with which you have been called…”   It is not uncommon to see Christianity trivialized or mocked, nor is it unique even to witness persecution. Luke 22:63-65 illustrates this, “Now the men who…

Mystery and Miracles: Exploring the Greatest of All Time

The Resurrection of the Widow's Son at Naiim - J Tissot 1886

Ephesians 3:3: “…by revelation, there was made known to me the mystery…”   What religion doesn’t include a good mystery? In ancient Greece and Rome, mystery religions were prominent. These secretive cults, such as the Eleusinian Mysteries, promised initiation into…