I’m a baseball fan. In fact, since my earliest years, I have been a St. Louis Cardinals fan. Where I grew up in southern Illinois was only about an hour away from St. Louis, so we didn’t cheer for either of the Chicago teams (Cubs
The New Testament letters are a special gift from God as they address significant doctrinal issues and the practical applications of beliefs to our daily living. We begin four lessons focused on our physical body as a gift from God, beginning with our sexuality.
The words of Paul we study today are intimate, reflecting the idea of the church as family, establishing guidelines that remind us of the importance and value of each person, regardless of gender, social standing or age.
The English word “provision” usually refers to food or physical needs, but in our text it would be more appropriate to speak of God’s providence, which covers the protective care of God or nature, equipping persons to face all sorts of difficulties and needs, not
There are two ways to measure a person's character: actions and words. I list actions first because words require practical expression. Paul addresses both areas forcefully because he understands that the world of the Roman Empire will pay no attention to this new Christ-centered religion
John Gibson, a New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary professor, couldn’t bear the shame days after hackers exposed the names of millions of people — including Gibson — who had signed up for Ashley Madison, a site notorious for people seeking affairs.