October 26, 2014
While Paul exposes their charges as false, he shows that his love for God is true. What Paul did “confess” to is what we should all be “guilty” of.
September 28, 2014
How can we rightly evaluate a ministry? What is the correct measure of a ministry? We must minister a cross-centered message in a cross-centered way. The Wisdom of God (vv. 6–12) Spiritual wisdom is from God (vv. 6, 8, 9). Spiritual wisdom is a mystery (v. 7). Spiritual wisdom is imparted by the Holy Spirit (vv. 10–12). […]
September 28, 2014
Our faith must rest in Christ alone (v. 5). Neither eloquence (v. 1), competence (v. 2), nor compelling reasoning (v. 4) are able to save.
August 31, 2014
The more danger that awaited Jesus and then Paul, the more they were set on going to their destination. Along the way, God’s Spirit spoke through God’s vessels about the impending hardships that Paul would face. Was The Lord sending the apostle mixed signals, or thoroughly preparing him for difficulties ahead?
June 29, 2014
The church is not a “safe place” to escape the world and find wholesome activities for the whole family. It is a staging center where we get our orders clear, get fitted out, and get sent out.
May 11, 2014
The message of the resurrection and atonement carries with it a duty to repent and believe. Part 1
May 4, 2014
Paul spoke to the intellectually elite at Athens and tactfully showed their duty to believe in and bow before the one, true God.
April 27, 2014
Paul lost his life in the Savior’s. He took up his cross and followed his Master into hostile territory. The hostile reaction of angry mobs was neither a surprise nor a failure. Every time someone receives the gospel they are changed, turned right-side up. We should not be surprised that such a powerful message meets […]
March 30, 2014
It takes the power of God in salvation to shake a sinner loose from the grips of sin. The gospel is “the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes” (Rom 1:16).
March 23, 2014
The Lord used a miracle to lead to an incarceration to lead to a prison break which led to a family being saved and a testimony going forward. All this resulted in God being glorified.