July 17, 2016
“For Christ has entered, not into holy places made with hands, which are copies of the true things, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf.” – Hebrews 9:24
July 10, 2016
Every believer’s prayer life could use improvement. The model Paul shares at the beginning of I Timothy 2 provides a great rubric for that.
October 11, 2015
Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 3 outlines how the believer becomes more like Jesus Christ.
July 19, 2015
To use our speech in a disgraceful way is a waste (3:8)! To thus make our lips and lives “proclaim Him” (1:28) is wise.
April 12, 2015
These first fourteen verses give practical teaching about the ministry of prayer. Want to pray like Paul for the body of Christ?
March 15, 2015
The second chapter addresses specific questions the Thessalonian believers had for Paul (2:1). These questions involved the timing of Jesus’ second coming and the gathering of believers to be with the Lord. In spite of present persecution and impending evil, Paul encourages the believers with God’s election and calling, and commands them to persevere through […]
November 16, 2014
Jesus Christ is a superior high priest to any Old Testament priest because he was called by God to be a priest in Melchizedek’s order, which was superior to Aaron’s order. Furthermore, he holds his priesthood permanently because of his endless life, becoming “the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him.”
February 9, 2014
Everything God purposes will be accomplished, and nothing he does not permit can ever be carried out by foolish man.
July 14, 2013
Jesus was launching the next step in his eternal plan, the Church for which he died. He did this in the heart of Jewish territory, Jerusalem, that they might marvel at his plan. God made a glorious statement at Pentecost. The Lord was alive and working through his Spirit in his Church!
June 30, 2013
History is full of stories of people who had great wealth or treasure “right under their noses” but never realized it. As believers, we enjoy a wonderful salvation as God’s children, but often we never realize just how glorious this salvation is! Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians is that they would come to realize the […]