What examples can we find in the scriptures of both arrogance and it's remedy? What other kinds of arrogance are there for leaders as well as a more secret and insidious arrogance within ourselves? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
Our conversation continues...listen in as Rick and CQ Contributor, Julie, discuss three questions related to our recent podcast on Tithing including: Does tithing belong in Christianity? Just because tithing in the Bible doesn't involve money, are you saying we should donate land or cattle instead? If it's true the Bible doesn't teach people to tithe money, why are so many churches teaching contrary to the Bible?
A few weeks ago we began talking about Jesus speaking the Parable of the Wheat and the Tares. This was one of the few parables he actually interpreted for his followers, and in that interpretation he revealed it was a prophecy about the difficult future of Christianity. He spoke of false Christians and an entire age when the true and false would grow together – outwardly indistinguishable from one another - until the "harvest" time. We traced some of the corrupting influences through the long history of the church and began to see how the gospel was treated (and mistreated) along the way. Jesus, after speaking the Wheat and the Tares Parable, spoke two other parables. We believe they further described the corrupted condition of Christianity. So, what do these other parables tell us? Are we in danger of being deceived? Is the gospel even intact here and now in our present world?
Jesus gave many prophecies and you might be surprised to learn that some of them gave his followers then and now a warning about what would happen with this new movement he started. Christianity corrupted! What did Jesus predict and can we see that around us today?
There is much confusion about what "the end of the world" actually means. Will the earth burn up? What happens and why? We look at many Scriptures that give us these answers.