We must beware of oversimplifying Jesus’ message. Many think that Jesus came to bring peace and harmony—and this is obviously true—but he also came to bring division. If our family members do not side with Jesus, we must decide whether we will stand with Jesus or with our families.
I seriously doubt that I will ever see someone else complete the exposition of the New Testament in such a thorough way to one local church ever again. But I hope you’d consider making it your goal.
The Christ who died and lives forever and ever tells Christians to Fear Not.
In 1 Corinthians 16:13, the Apostle Paul has clearly chosen to associate courage with masculinity.
The New Testament writers never imagined a passive faith that could be sundered from a life of discipleship.
The pattern for a husband’s headship is Christ’s headship over his bride — the church.
Throughout Acts, the Spirit works in believers to empower them for service.
The underlying idea in the symbolism of Pentecost was that if God was able to redeem his people from Egypt, then he would be able to provide for their lives too, just as he had promised.
Those who have been changed and shaped by the gospel cannot help but speak and share the gospel.
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.
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.