In our last study, we explored what it means to have the mind of Christ. That is, the Christian is called to follow Jesus, which requires denying self and taking up our cross. The true disciple of Jesus commits herself to die, as Jesus died:
Jesus begins this parable with a rather mundane comparison: “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground” (v. 26). With reference to these words, James Edwards writes, A more banal comparison could not be imagined. The kingdom of
Perhaps you recall the song that begins, “I’m so glad I’m a part of the family of God.” Sometimes we might be gladder than at other times. Nevertheless, it beats the alternative. Just observe the previous passage where the children of the devil were front
“What does it mean to be saved? How was I saved and what is my new relationship to God?” There are three essential truths for a person to embrace if they will experience the love of God and be delivered from the wrath of God.