Paul urged the people of Lystra to turn away from vain sacrifices to gods and turn to the true living God. He knew his audience and spoke to them about God’s common grace in their lives. ...Keep Reading
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We should love and seek our Lord Jesus seeking to be blessed in joy and freedom by giving, because it is more blessed to give than to receive. ...
This Psalm gives three reasons to give thanks: 1) it is good to give thanks to the Lord because of who He is and what He has done for us, 2) because the world will eventually be judged, and 3) because He causes His people to flourish. ...
Shepherds are to guard the flock against false teachers. They do this by knowing the truth of the gospel. ...
In this passage, there are 4 lessons about the gospel that we are to learn: 1) God has an elect people, 2) the gospel is about the glory of God foundationally, 3) the Biblical gospel wipes out all human boasting, 4) the gospel divides ...Keep Reading
In Paul’s first recorded sermon we see his worldview and his gospel which comes with two foundational truths. The first is that God’s sovereignty shines through all human history. The second is that everything that has been written about Israel's history was leading up to the coming of Jesus in order to save sinners through His life and resurrection. ...Keep Reading
Luke establishes Paul’s authority as an apostle and gives proof to his legitimacy by recording one of Paul’s signs and wonders, the blinding of the Jewish magician Bar-Jesus. ...Keep Reading
Our gospel witness brings us constantly into a battle with the enemy of salvation in Jesus Christ. Therefore, as believers, we need to grasp how he works (his schemes), in order to do spiritual battle against him. ...Keep Reading