Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, … Continue reading The World Passes Away
What is the difference between believing in God and believing God? According to Meister Eckhart, the former is far greater than the latter. When we believe in God, we don’t expect anything in return from Him save for His will alone. On the other hand, when we believe God, which means more like trusting a … Continue reading Thy Will Alone
At the last moment on the Crucifixion, the Gospels recorded the words of Jesus. In the Gospel of John, Jesus said, "It is finished." And in the Gospel of Luke, "Father, into thy hands, I commend my spirit." From these words, we could see the perfect faith of Jesus himself. Even at the very last … Continue reading Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?
What is the Greatest Commandment that we must keep to inherit Eternal Life? Is there such Greatest Commandment in the world? It sounds intriguing. It could be one of the questions everyone ever thought of at least once in his or her life, if not always. Three Scenes Jesus AnsweredJesus Always QuotedGod's Love AloneGod's Sacrifice … Continue reading The Greatest Commandment
We all humans are under one category called Homo Sapiens, which means in Latin "wise man." We are supposed to be "wiser" than other human species that existed on earth hundreds of thousands of years ago. Who were those human species? Diverse Human SpeciesA Genetic BottleneckA Catastrophe TheoryFloodsHomo DeusSigns, Wisdom, and Christ Diverse Human Species … Continue reading Signs, Wisdom, and Christ
After Jesus got baptized by John the Baptist, the Spirit led him to the wilderness where he fasted forty days and nights. And he felt hungry. Being fully human, therefore, Jesus suffered like us humans. He became lower than the angels like us humans. But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than … Continue reading Until the Angels Minister Us
John 1:1-14 is the most beautiful prose poetry I’ve ever read, especially in this translation. To understand the meanings, we could read the modern translations. Perhaps, studying the original manuscripts is always a must. Still, I love these specific verses, embedded in my heart and soul. So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by … Continue reading Prose Poetry