Paul, confronted with a difficult situation, shows us the inestimable value of speaking thankfulness. In doing so, Paul humanized someone the world had dehumanized.
Those who enter the kingdom of heaven are not those whom you might initially assume. Nor was Jesus’ mission recognized by all. Jesus’ healing of a crippled woman shows that setting free trumped legalism.
What must I do for eternal life? Who is my neighbor? Jesus answers this question with a story about a compassionate Samaritan, who challenges us all to love broadly.
So far, we've learned that discipleship involves self-denial and self-sacrifice. But what about the third leg of the stool? Self-control involves following Jesus, and is perhaps the most misunderstood fruit of the Spirit.
The call of becoming a disciple is not only to deny ourselves. Jesus calls us to come and die when he says, "Take up your cross." But as Christians, we find the cost is worth it.
What did Jesus mean that his followers must "deny themselves"? It means forsaking selfish ambition and false self, and putting on the attitude of Christ.
Everyone has preferences. Sometimes, we have differing convictions. And sometimes in churches, these spring up creating conflict. Find out from the Apostle Paul how we can hold convictions without letting them turn divisive. The key: judge not, that you be not judged!
What is blessing? Too often it has been misunderstood. See how a thorough exploration reveals blessing is first about relationship with the Lord.
It was "Not good for the man to be alone." Listen in to learn more about the importance of relationships and God's design for them.