“Whatever you ask the Father in my name he may give it to you.” This seems like a carte blanche promise from Jesus. But one the of main goals and purposes of prayer is for the continuing of Jesus’ mission in this world—the making of
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?
Love is often spoken about without defining exactly what it is. What is love? Or, more importantly, what is the source of love? In John’s first epistle, the church is called on to consider the theological reasons as to why they are to love one
Are you a Spirit-fighter? The term “Spirit-fighter” comes from the Greek word pneumatomachi, which was used to describe a sect of Christians during the fourth century. Unfortunately, it was not a badge of honour. The Spirit-fighters offered resistance to the Spirit. More specifically, they denied