There are many things I want to teach, but I decided to start by addressing one of the thorniest parts about biblical marriage–submission. 22 Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord… A friend of mine leads a small group at his church of married couples. And just last week, he asked the […]
These false teachers were confident because of the letters of rec, the commendation they received from others. But that wasn’t the only source of their confidence. Not only are the false teachers being recommended by other false teachers, it’s a situation of the blind leading the blind, but also there was an issue of competence. […]
Do you feel a need to be constantly productive? Do you feel a need to keep proving yourself to the world? To yourself? Just one more thing off the list. Just one more achievement. One more degree. One more promotion. One level higher in the income bracket. There is no end to this. Often I […]
One Body – One Level, Not Two Levels I am not sure if this is how you conceive of fellowship, or a church. You may be hearing all this talk about one body and being interconnected and prioritizing church and you’re thinking to yourself, this doesn’t apply to me. I am here to be served. […]
So quick review. Let’s follow Paul’s argument – circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, dressing in our Sunday best is nothing and dressing down is nothing, but keeping God’s commandments is everything. Obeying God where you are is what counts. Paul is radically God-oriented. Everything, everything falls before the priority of God. Culture and […]
I want to bring your attention to 3 verses. Notice verse 17– 1 Cor 7 17 Nevertheless, each one should RETAIN the place in life that the Lord assigned to him and to which God has CALLED him.