Each family has characteristics that sets it apart from other families. Similarly, God’s family, the church, has unique characteristics that sets it apart. In concluding our series in the One Anothers of the New Testament, we take a look at five characteristics of the church
What would it look like if every Christian loved as God loved? Seeing is believing, they say, and the apostle John would agree. Our text considers the fruit of love: what might we see and experience if we obeyed Christ’s command to love one another?
“With great power comes great responsibility.” This popular saying summarises what Paul teaches in Galatians 5:13–15. The Galatians had been freed from maintaining certain Jewish practices; they were justified by faith apart from works. We learn from this that we are not to use our
Christians are called to be kind to one another, tender-hearted, and forgiving one another. But this cannot be done apart from the gospel. Love for the gospel is the root cause and enabler for Christians obey this command.