Christians, after we are declared holy following the substitutionary life and death of Jesus Christ, we are progressively made holy through the gracious work of Christ’s Holy Spirit. The work of Christ in our justification is complete; it is finished. However, the work of Christ in our sanctification continues. As believers, we are made right with God due to the … More Will You Help Us Help You?
In Peter’s epistle, doxology transitions to duty. Peter reminds his readers of God’s gracious compassion; this is followed by his reminding them of God’s good commands. Christians are to be holy in their thoughts, actions, and relationships. Here are his inspired words: Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will … More Prayer is the Key
Saul of Tarsus was the “Chief of Sinners.” Perhaps it would help to think of him as the great Middle Eastern terrorist of his day. He was a zealous worshiper who was most likely in Jerusalem at the Feast of Passover. Therefore, as a Pharisee and influential Jewish leader, he was most likely involved in the arrest, arraignment, and … More Do Something