Dabar [theme]

He shall cover thee with His feathers, and under His wings shalt thou find refuge: His truth is a shield and buckler
Psalms 91:4

Be it ours,when we cannot see the face of God, to trust under the shadow of His wings. C.H. Spugeon

Sunday, November 25, 2012

CommUNITY (2)

Ephesians 4:11-14

"And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ; that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting,..."

Saturday, November 24, 2012

CommUNITY (1)

The term community has a two rather poignant meanings, community and society, each can be said to refer to a group sharing a common understanding and often the same language, manners, tradition and law. In human communities, intent, belief, resources, preferences, needs, risks, and a number of other conditions may be present and common, affecting the identity of the participants and their degree of cohesiveness. This cohesiveness is paramount in defining the unity of said community. I find it rather pregnant that the word 'unity' is at the end of community.