INTRODUCTION It would be amiss to say there is no difference in disciples. Much like the pattern of growth in humans, where humans are classified as babies, toddlers, children, teenagers, adults and finally seniors, discipleship in Christianity is a progression from birth to adulthood. With this being said, Christians do not continually progress from one … More Growth of a Disciple
Author: Paul: Pretty much everyone knows who Paul is, but for anyone here that does know, here is a shortened version of Paul’s life story: Paul, formerly Saul was a leading Jew, he rose above his peers and persecuted the early church. On the road to Damascus to capture more Christians, he saw God in … More Introduction to 1 Corinthians (1 Corinthians 1:1-3)
The concept of selfies are incredibly popular. Virtually everyone I know takes selfies. But I hate them. And no, its not because I can’t take a good picture of myself to save my life. No, I hate selfies because of what they embody. Some people may be considering me crazy right now, but hear me … More Why I hate the selfie
Even though the name Christian hadn’t been around yet, (at the time Ephesians was written they would have been called followers of the way) Paul is given prophetic insight to see that those in heaven and on earth would be called Christians. We get our name from Christ. Paul’s prayer focuses on: Being strengthened. Christ … More Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians (Ephesians 3:14-21)
5. Define the terms righteousness, faith, and justification as used by Paul in Romans. Using these definitions, explain how Paul presents the gospel in Romans. How are humans trapped in a hopeless predicament? How has God acted to rescue people from the power of sin and death? Righteousness – In Romans, righteousness is actually dependent on … More Key terms in Romans
When the Apostle Paul wrote the book of Romans, he wrote in order to introduce himself to the various churches that met in Rome. Having never been in Rome, he actually knew quite a few members of the various churches that met there due to his past travels and was therefore able to use his … More Why was Romans written?
Since its inception, Christianity has taken advantage of trade routes. Because of these trade routes, Christianity was able to make large gains in the Roman Empire as Christianity primarily spread from Jerusalem to the North up through Europe. As the Roman Empire fell, the trade routes were closed off and due to rising persecution and … More World Mission Movement