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.
In early October 2006, Matt, a twenty-year-old American firefighter, was making his way home after a 24-hour shift, during which he had had less than thirty minutes’ sleep. About six kilometres from his home, he was jolted by what he described as “the most God
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,
Forgiveness: We all need it. Forgiveness: We all need to grant it. Forgiveness is our greatest need. So, why is this so difficult? We are often amazed when we read about someone who has committed a horrible crime being forgiven by their victim. It seems,