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.
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