1 John 5, Confidence to Receive From Him
Do you have confidence that you will receive what you ask of the Father? Come discover with us how confidence in prayer for the brethren is built.
Luke 15:11-32, Lessons from the Parable of the Prodigal Son
The story of the prodigal son reveals insights into the relationship between the Jew and Gentile. We can glean important lessons about how we are fellow heirs and should learn to rejoice for our common salvation!
Colossians 2:16-17, Understanding Judgment
An examination of what it means to not let anyone pass judgment on you in regards to food, drink, festivals, new moons and the Sabbath.
Acts 10, Understanding Peter’s Vision
God gives Peter a vision in Acts chapter 10. This vision would begin to break down the separation that existed between believing Jews and god-fearing Gentiles. To this day, It's a vision that is commonly misunderstood and generally misinterpreted. As we'll learn, Peter's vision isn't about being able to eat unclean food, rather it's about God accepting the Gentile believer coming into faith and community.
Examining the Key Themes of Galatians
Paul's epistle to the Galatians has been used over the centuries to teach that Gentile believers no longer need to obey our Father's Torah. But is this what Paul actually argues? Examining these three key themes (gospel, justification, and law) is essential to unlocking our understanding of what Paul conveys to his beloved Galatians.
Faith, Law, and Trust – According to James
Much has been said regarding the role faith plays in the life of a believer. After all, we understand by now that we're saved by grace through faith, right? Right. James seeks to help us understand what that saving faith in the life of a believer should now look like – biblically speaking.