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Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing “her” by the washing with water through the word

– Ephesians 5:25-26

For with you is the fountain of life;
    in your light we see light.

– Psalm 36:9

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  • Official Prophets (Ministers) and Independent Prophets (Ministers)

    A prophet is someone who proposes to speak for the LORD and therefore represents God. In the Old Testament we observe two kinds of prophets: Official prophets who served on the king’s court wherein they advised the kings of Israel or Judah, such as Nathan during David’s reign (2 Samuel 7:1-17, 12:1-14 & 1 Kings […]

  • The NIV Bible — Answering the Critics

    The New International Version of the Bible — aka the NIV — is the default version used in the articles, videos and books here at Fountain of Life, although other translations are quoted fairly often. The reason this ministry uses the NIV is simply because 1. it’s written in easy-to-read modern English and 2. it’s […]

  • The Problem with Identity Politics—Including “Gender Identity”

    Someone wrote me: What’s wrong with identity politics? Why do you care? If people have the rights of a free citizen they are entitled to think they are whatever gender they want. You are actively suppressing others’ freedoms with your delicate sensibilities! It is true that individuals have the freedom to create their own realities, […]

  • What Does “Do Not Go Beyond What is Written” Mean in 1 Corinthians 4:6?

    Let’s read the verse in question along with the surrounding text: This, then, is how you ought to regard us: as servants of Christ and as those entrusted with the mysteries God has revealed. 2 Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. 3 I care very little if I am judged by you or […]

  • Kingdom of God — What Does it Mean?

    The “kingdom of God” literally refers to the rule of the LORD or spiritual reign of God. The kingdom of God is essentially synonymous with the Church (Matthew 16:18-19), but only if “kingdom of God” is defined in a narrow sense, as in “a spiritual rule over the hearts and lives of those who willingly […]