Do we build up others through prayer?

Do we build up others through prayer?

Notice in 1 Tim. 2:1 that all of these are to be done on behalf of all people. Think about all the kinds of prayers and supplications that can be made and NOW think about how many can be made for all people!  Just consider the first one—How many needs do we come...
The Foolishness of Preaching

The Foolishness of Preaching

In 1 Cor. 1:21, Paul implies that God has ordained his word to be delivered to his people through this foolish mode of communication in the eyes of the world.  Why’s it so foolish?  Because preaching simply entails explaining the meaning of God’s word and then...
True Love for Christ

True Love for Christ

Luke 7:36-50 gives us the proper perspective to answer one important question: Does the quality of your love for Christ correspond to the riches of his grace that you have received?  Among other things, this text will demonstrate that there is a direct correlation...
Consumed in the Life of Christ

Consumed in the Life of Christ

What does your life consist of?  When Christ says, “I came that my people may have life, and have it abundantly,” is this the life we are hoping in?  This life that came about through his death.  This life that makes us more like him now and will...