A few years after Jerry was paralyzed playing football at 17, he came across this verse in 1 Timothy and it changed his life.
The Spirit has warned us that in these last days between Jesus' first and second coming some will depart from the faith. This departure is often a slow drift (Hebrews 2:1-3). There is nothing more urgent then that we endure to the end in our faith. The final test of assurance is endurance. Those who abandon the faith never had the faith. We must fight the good fight and finish our course.
Allen talks to us about our freedom in Christ. This freedom is meant to be used to serve others often by laying down our 'rights' out of love. "Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. For Christ did not please himself" (Romans 15:2-3).
It's important to get past our traditions and see what Scripture really teaches. Biblically, how did the office of deacon develop? What is its purpose? What is the difference between elders and deacons? How is Jesus the ultimate Deacon?
[The title of this message is adapted from a 9Marks Journal.]
Scott walks us through the gospel in Colossians 2-3.
This passage is one of the most controversial in the entire Bible. It directly flies in the face of our culture at several levels. Let's learn what it means and what it does not mean.
Scott powerfully shows us how Romans 8 applies to some of the hardest situations imaginable.
The Bible repeatedly commands wives to be submissive to their own husbands. What exactly does submission mean? What does not it include? How are husbands supposed to treat their wives?