This letter of James’ is a very practical short handbook for living out the Christian life. It is applicable to all Christians in all times and places. He talks of the upside-down nature of living in the Kingdom of God when he addresses the rich and the poor. He warns
This section of I Thessalonians provides two important pieces of information. The first is to give comfort to those who have lost loved ones who believe in Jesus. The second is an encouragement that we do know that the Day of the Lord presents no fears for those who believe.
Paul starts this section about holy living by reminding the reader about their status as God’s children. We don’t follow God as a slave or an employee, or even as just a devotee – we are His children, that He loves. Jesus continues to love us – the past-tense of
These two chapters from the Apostle Paul to the church in Corinth focus on this gathering of Christians who have been brought together with their many differences into one body. Paul reminds them that there is one God and one Spirit and so they are to live in unity themselves
Romans 3 and 8 are a rich picture of the gospel, and the forgiveness and life that we have in Christ, through the Spirit, in fellowship with the Father. Romans 3 and 8 are brimming and overflowing with God’s love for us; with the riches of God’s finished work in
Verses 44 to 46 of Acts chapter 13 demonstrate a pattern of ministry that Paul and Barnabas experience as they move around this part of the first century world of the Mediterranean region. They arrive at a synagogue and they beautifully recap the Jewish history revealing the central character Jesus