Building one another up is rooted in the gospel message—the hope of salvation we have in Christ Jesus. Paul exhorted the Thessalonian church to build one another up in the gospel, and through his letter to them he exhorts us to do the same.
The Roman church had many difficulties to deal with. One of them was the way in which Jews and Gentiles were to relate to one another in Christ. Paul exhorts them to not pass judgement on one another any longer. They are rather to consider
In 1 Corinthians 11, Paul addresses an assembly of conflicted Christians who gathered for an important ritual (the Lord’s Supper) while at the same time denying its message (v. 17). In fact, Paul hints that their misbehaviour was tantamount to betrayal (v. 23). One manifestation
In early October 2006, Matt, a twenty-year-old American firefighter, was making his way home after a 24-hour shift, during which he had had less than thirty minutes’ sleep. About six kilometres from his home, he was jolted by what he described as “the most God