The Christian’s Aid to Courage

Christians have a “helper” that was there for the first-century Christians. These early Christians received an outpouring of Holy spirit on 33 A.D. at Pentecost. This spirit of God moved them to speak in many tongues “Cretans and Arabs—we hear them in our own tongues speaking of the mighty deeds of God.” (Acts 2:11) This,... Continue Reading →

Christians Do Not Grow Weary or Fainthearted

Hebrews 12:3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 For consider the one who endured such hostility by sinners against himself, so that you will not grow weary in your souls and give up. As we reflect on our own hardships, we need to assess carefully the endurance of Jesus. He endured hostility from sinners that reached... Continue Reading →

THE WARNING IN JESUS’ DAY

After the Jews returned to Jerusalem from Babylonian captivity in the seventh century B.C.E., the rebuilt temple and the restoration of pure worship was shortlived. As years progressed formalistic ceremony and rabbinic traditions developed, until by the time Jesus Christ appeared centuries later true worship had been all but extinguished and strangled out of the... Continue Reading →

Christians Do Not Shrink Back to Destruction

Hebrews 10:39 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 39 But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who have faith and preserve their souls. Paul closes this section with serious confidence that they “are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed.” Today, true Christians live in a... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL CRITICISM: Rhetorical Criticism

Hebrews 1:1-2a Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 1 Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in many ways, 2 in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son … Introduction As our coverage of the various forms of Biblical Criticism in this book has been showing, scholars seek... Continue Reading →

Examining Your Christian Faith

Is your faith genuine? Is it the kind of faith that shrinks every time there is a difficulty in your life? Or, is your faith strong, having been built on deep research into God’s Word? Is your faith strong enough to carry you through to the end? – Matthew 24:13. The apostle Paul, writing to... Continue Reading →

Gaius Reads the Apostle John’s Letter

Regardless of the challenges he faced, Gaius remained faithful and continued to serve God steadfastly. How did he show his faithfulness? Why should Christians want to imitate Gaius’ example today? How can the apostle John’s letter help us to do so? The Third Epistle of John [Dramatic Audio Here] Author: Apostle John Place Written: Ephesus,... Continue Reading →

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