Why did Paul Go to Jerusalem? One of the costliest decisions that Paul ever made was his decision to go to Jerusalem in Acts 20. The Apostle Luke, in the book of Acts, makes the significance of this decision known. In Acts 20 Paul has just stated that he's constrained by the Spirit to go … Continue reading What Influenced Paul’s Decision Making?
“First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world. For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of His Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers, making request if, by some … Continue reading Praying Incessantly
From his opening sentence, Paul displays that his life and efforts are all centered on Christ.
God doesn’t love us because we are lovely in appearance or in behavior, but that despite our sinfulness and rebellion, God loves us anyway.
As redeemed believers in Jesus Christ, “God’s chosen ones” as referred to in the verses above, we understand from Scripture that the ultimate aim of our lives is to bring glory and honor to Almighty God. At a foundational level, one of the primary means of glorifying God is to live in obedience to Him … Continue reading Foolproof Obedience
It is staggering to think that even the most “good” things we do are tainted by sinful motives and attitudes. There is no doubt that our Christian service, bible memorization, singing, teaching, and so on, are often twisted with wrong motives such as wanting to look good in front of others, to get a large … Continue reading Don’t Do Good Things the Wrong Way
The only good thing about Christians is the Master they serve, the Lord Jesus Christ.