As we have seen in our study of the one another instructions in the New Testament, the gospel has very tangible relational implications. In Ephesians 5:18–21 we see how being Spirit-filled leads to joyful submission to one another out of our reverence for Christ.
In the text before us, there is a whole lot going on: Jesus praying all alone on the mountain, his miracle of walking on the water, and his causing the wind to cease. Coupled with this is that strange statement that Jesus “meant to pass
What does Christian fellowship and unity look like? How are Christians supposed to live with one another? Romans 14:1–15:7 teaches us that, just as God has welcomed us in Christ Jesus, so we are to welcome fellow believers, despite our differences. While we are often
In our previous study, we saw a grievous banquet hosted by a wicked shepherd-king. In this study, we come to a passage about a glorious banquet held by a righteous shepherd-king. A banquet of gore is followed immediately in the text by a banquet of