Scandalous Salvation (Mark 2:13–17)

Introduction As we saw previously, 2:1–3:6 contains five pericopes (narrative sections) in which controversy looms large. Conflict is a predominate theme in these verses. Though there remains at this point a sense of secretiveness to those who do not grasp the story line (unbelievers), nevertheless, Read More …

God’s Great Work (Acts 16:11-41)

I suppose that one of the most encouraging verses in Scripture is Philippians 1:6: “Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the return of Jesus Christ.” Perhaps alongside this verse, one of Read More …