Tag «The Apostle Paul»

But God!

What else do we really need? What else is He trying to make us understand? The religion of the Bible is wholly supernatural. The one resource of faith has always been the living God, and Him alone. The children of Israel were utterly dependent upon Jehovah as they marched through the wilderness. The one reason …

Buffet or Buffet?

How old were you when you realized buffet and buffet are two words that are spelled identically, but are pronounced differently and have different meanings? Well, they’re called heteronyms, and I was in my early 50’s! All you can eat buffets are all over the place, you know where you can go and stuff your …

What is Peace?

It depends on what kind of peace you’re talking about, world peace, inner peace or peace with man. Then you have the Old Testament peace shalom. How about. “if the wind is right you can sail away and find tranquility,” kind of peace? What peace are we talking about here? I would like to talk …

What is Doctrine?

I once heard someone say…I’m not into doctrine! I couldn’t believe what I was hearing! But I did hear it loud and clear “I’m not into doctrine, I just want to love Jesus and share His love with everyone I can.” Really? Tell me about Him, tell me about Jesus? Tell me about His love …

What is Jealousy?

I recently read something that left me feeling sad… “Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.” But at it’s core, it’s jealousy! To have such envy and jealousy that it tears him up inside, that even something dies in him when a friend succeeds. What is jealousy? Jealousy (dzay’-los) zelos from zeo …

What is Brotherly Love?

I was thinking about brotherly love! These are not exhausted studies, just something to get you thinking! Is there anything more important in a Christians life than love? Here in our text Paul speaks of this love in terms of a love you would show a blood brother. Now as to the love of the …

Bad Company Corrupts Good Morals

I don’t know about you, but I always wondered about these words. Evidently Paul is quoting an old proverb… I am going to start a brief series on Self-Control, but before I get to it, I need to build up to it. Paul tells the church at Corinth to stop sinning! Yes, you read that …