Tag Archives: Apostle Paul
Context is important. We have to be careful when witnessing – or for that matter with one another – that there are sinners and there are sinners saved by grace.
The Apostle Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians that he had become all things to all people. He was limited in the scope of his ability to really become all things. All of us fall short in being perfectly conformed to … Continue reading
We ended last week with “The Lord is not slack concerning his promises” and pick right up in this sermon with “The Day of the Lord shall come.” Heaven and earth will dissolve as the elements melt. With that in … Continue reading
1st Timothy 3 tells us what to look for in a pastor (overseer) and deacons. The standards are set higher for church leaders, as they should be. Leaders need to walk in such a way that others can follow in … Continue reading
The argument Paul sets up in Galatians 5 is made in Galatians 6. If you sow in the flesh you will reap corruption of the flesh; if you sow in the Spirit you will reap eternal life.
At the end of Galatians 4 Paul uses the two sons of Abraham to illustrate the difference between born under the Law and born of promise. He asks those who desire to be under the Law if they have heard … Continue reading
We are not justified by works of the Law but faith in Jesus Christ. Paul’s theology is spread on thick in the middle of Galatians and we can only work through a few verses at a time. Good stuff, just … Continue reading
Last week we examined Paul’s calling by God. As we begin Galatians 2 his call to share the gospel among Gentiles is accepted by the Apostles at Jerusalem. Why do these things matter to us now? Because we have received … Continue reading
I wrote a series of posts at The Master’s Table answering the question “Why Preach the Gospel?” Here’s a link if you’d like. This sermon uses 2 Timothy 4:1-5 to illustrate the same three points.