In Romans 15:14 we see Paul’s confidence in the Roman believers because of their goodness, knowledge and ability to admonish one another. It is only through the gospel that we can be filled with goodness. It is only through the Scriptures that we can be
There is something very distinct about how and why Christians bear the burdens of others in comparison to any other community. The Bible shows us some of the hows and whys that make it uniquely Christian.
From a deep security in Christ and a contemplative relationship with him, we love others and take action to promote their good. Love is the connection: Love from God becomes love for God (contemplation) and love for others (action).
When we speak of missions, most of us see ourselves as non-experts who can play no meaningful part in the work of the Great Commission. We celebrate the great missionaries of whom we hear, but immediately exclude ourselves from their number. Paul writes to the