The Family altar (1) (25)

The Family altar (1) (25)   Introduction The family altar is the first and the most important wall against Satan’s forces for individuals and families, but unfortunately, we are not used to hearing this term neither in our homes nor in our churches. Frankly, if the Church and Christian families don’t pay attention to the […]

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How do I work with God? The principles of work (1) (11)

How do I work with God? The principles of work (1) (11)  By: House of God’s Love   Introduction The Lord Jesus’ last command to his Disciples and us is to preach the Gospel (Mark16:15) and to tell of redemption, forgiveness, eternity and reconciliation with God. Jesus shed his blood for the salvation of the […]

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Coptic art in the Coptic museum

Coptic art in the Coptic museum Coptic art began to emerge in Egypt around 300 A.D. In form, style, and content it was quite different from the art of Pharaonic Egypt. How’ did this come about? Broadly speaking, there were two causes. The first is that indigenous Egyptian art had been in contact with the […]

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The churches of old cairo

The churches of old Cairo INTRODUCTION Cairo has been the capital of Egypt for more than one thousand years, but the actual city and history of Cairo are the legacy of many previous capitals of Egypt, of great cultural centers and successive civilizations founded there. The earliest was a predynastic settle­ment dating from the 4th […]

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Baptism

Baptism Baptism is the sacramental sign of the New Covenant. It is a sign by which God seals His pledge to the elect that they are included in the covenant of grace. Baptism signifies several things. In the first instance, it is a sign of cleansing and the remission of our sins. It also signifies […]

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Salvation

Salvation I was once confronted by a young man in Philadelphia who asked me, “Are you saved?” My reply to him was, “Saved from what?” He was taken aback by my question. He obviously hadn’t thought much about the meaning of the question he was asking people. I was certainly not saved from people interrupting […]

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Human Beings as Flesh and Spirit

Human Beings as Flesh and Spirit In the modern church there is much confusion about the biblical meaning of flesh and spirit. On the one hand, the church still struggles with the ancient Greek idea that anything physical must be evil to some degree. Some assume therefore that the Christian life is something entirely spiritual […]

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Human Beings as Body and Soul

Human Beings as Body and Soul Three days a week I suffer torture under the tutelage of my personal trainer at Gold’s Gym. He is my private Pharaoh, my singular Simon Legree. Cardiovascular exercise, the pumping of iron, and the wretched contortions of stretch routines are part of my regimen. All of this despite the […]

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The Holy Spirit as Comforter

The Holy Spirit as Comforter In His teaching in the upper room on the eve of His death, Jesus spoke at length about the Holy Spirit. He said, “I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper” (John 14:16). The word Helper is sometimes translated “Comforter” or “Counselor” and comes from the […]

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