Tag: Arland Steen Messages

September 3, 2017

97 – Moving Beyond Ethnic Disharmony

Moving beyond ethnic disharmony requires that we move beyond legal integration into forgiveness; and beyond simple tolerance into Christ-likeness; and beyond political correctness into Kingdom correctness.  When our thinking and perspective regarding ethnicity is fully grounded on God’s Word, we are free to be truly comfortable with people of other ethnicities and can relate to them as people of God’s kingdom should – fostering relationships from the heart.

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August 27, 2017

96 The Roots of Ethnic Disharmony

There was a lot of fallout due to man’s rebellion in the garden of Eden, including separatism.  It began with Earth’s first couple.  They continued to be married but their marriage had changed – it now included finger-pointing and positioning one above the other.  And at the tower of Babel, with the confusion of their language, and groups separating one from the other, separatism intensified among Earth’s inhabitants.  These events are the roots of ethnic disharmony.

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Arland Steen
January 31, 2016

18 – Elements of Personhood

God is a person and we are persons. We are like Him in that we possess the elements, which together make up what we call personality. But what are they? What exactly are the elements of personhood that constitute the image of God? Since there is no text in scripture that reads, “Thus says the Lord, The elements of personhood are . . .” then we must consider how God presents Himself in scripture and to look not only for […]

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Arland Steen
January 24, 2016

17 – Images of God

Most of us at some point have asked ourselves, “Who am I?” When we start asking questions about our essential nature, we enter a realm of discourse where intuition, rational thought, and empirical observation quickly prove inadequate. Unless someone who knows all the answers chooses to pass on this knowledge, we will float about in shifting directions with neither sail nor anchor. The good news is that God Himself has given us that revelation.

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