Category Archives: Applying Biblical Teachings

November

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16). In this one sentence, Jesus’ words frame the entire Gospel. As literature, these words are unequaled. As substance, they are beyond all human understanding. If these words…
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September

“ . . . just as you excel in everything — in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us — see that you also excel in this grace of giving” (2 Cor. 8:7). In this verse, the Apostle Paul framed the beginning of a convincing argument for Christian…
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August 2015

“Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous…
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July 2015

" . . . remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive'" (Acts 20:35). To simply take this passage and comment that it is a good moral saying by which we should all try to live would be wrong. To take these words simply by themselves,…
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