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.
We have spent the last three months journeying on Sunday mornings through the book of Philippians. Unlike many other of Paul’s letters, Philippians does not deal directly with any major problem in the church. Nevertheless, there are hints throughout the letter that there was disharmony
“He who is alone with his sin is utterly alone.” Wow. That is profoundly true. Dietrich Bonhoeffer made this observation in his little, yet classic book, Life Together. Bonhoeffer is better known for his book The Cost of Discipleship and for his opposition to the Nazis