This is a message not for the tender conscience or the stumbling believer, but rather for the pseudo-religious who stands over against Jesus in smugness.
The sermon is wisdom from the Father, inviting us through faith to re-orient our values, vision, and habits from the ways of external righteousness to whole-heartedness toward God.
God intends a certain order in the husband-wife relationship. The order of creation establishes the husband as leader in the first marriage and in all marriages to follow.
Thomas R. Schreiner, James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, sat down with Andrew Smith to talk about the scholar’s new commentary on 1 Corinthians.
Do you shrink back from saying what you believe to gain the praise of others?
The Sermon on the Mount may be the most well-known and most misunderstood sermon in all of history.
Our Savior to calls us to love him supremely—even if it costs our lives. No matter what, it’s worth it.
Parables simultaneously reveal and conceal the truth about Christ.
For those who have led little ones astray—who have caused others to renounce the gospel—their punishment will be more intense in some way.
We are not in ministry to share our own spiritual insights or to coach others with practical tips for living. We are called to preach Christ and him crucified.
If we don’t understand the covenants, we will not and cannot understand the Bible because we won’t understand how the story fits together.
Jesus teaches us that if we have the smallest amount of faith, God works on our behalf.
We do not need Greek to read the Bible, but the original languages help us gain new insights and deeper clarity.
We have good reasons for confidence in Paul’s letters. Praise the Lord!