I continue this bible study with the Book of First Corinthians, Chapters 1 through 4, which provides a lot of helpful information that I feel is relevant to evangelism specifically. Notes on Chapters 1-4 We should be thankful not only for our own spiritual gifts but those spiritual gifts that have been bestowed upon our … Continue reading Notes on the First Book of Corinthians – Part 1 Chapters 1-4
Notes on Chapters 9-12 Evil men are sometimes specifically allowed to continue doing evil so that God can make an example/spectacle out of them (Romans 9:17). Let the wicked still be wicked and the righteous still be righteous (Revelations 22:11).There are (and I believe always will be until the second coming) a remnant of believers … Continue reading Notes on the Book of Romans – Part 3 – Chapters 9-12
I continue with my study of the Book of Romans with my notes on Chapters 5-8, many of which are focused on our sin nature. Notes on Chapters 5-8 There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ for we are at peace with God through Christ and partakers of his grace (Romans 5:1,2). … Continue reading Notes on the Book of Romans – Part 2 – Chapters 5-8
In this Psalm David prays that the Lord will hear his petition for relief for he is sorely vexed by his enemies. He seeks comfort under the protection of the Lord and that the Lord may be mindful of him as if he were the apple of the Lord's eye. Hear a just cause, O … Continue reading Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 17 – The Apple of the Lord’s Eye
This Psalm is titled "A Miktam of David" and, as with the titles of previous psalms, there is a lack of clarity as to its meaning. C.H. Spurgeon bestows upon it the title of "Psalm of the Precious Jewel" and states that others have called it "The Golden Psalm," apparently both titles underscore its treasured … Continue reading Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 16 – Psalm of the Precious Jewel
I think we all remember a time as children where we were playing around where we were not supposed to be only to hear our parents or some other responsible adult yell at us to "Come out of there!" So too we as children of God should heed the Father (or older brother)'s call to … Continue reading Come Out of There!
"Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God is making his appeal through us." (2 Corinthians 5:20 ESV) In his joint letter with Timothy to the Corinthians Paul refers to he and Timothy as "ambassadors for Christ." What does it mean to be an "ambassador for Christ"? Well, an ambassador is commonly understood to be a … Continue reading What is it to be an Ambassador for Christ?