In the first installment, we discussed the maintenance of the gospel message. A Christian is someone who follows the teachings of Jesus Christ and promotes those teachings in word and deed. This means a Christian’s heart should be set on the teachings of Jesus Christ. The central message of Jesus’ teachings was “repent for the kingdom of God is at hand.” This message should fill … Continue reading Guidance for the End Times: A Study of the Book of Acts (Part 2)
Have you ever searched the for the word Christian in the Bible? If you have, then you know that this word only appears three times. Acts 11:26, Acts 26:28, and I Peter 4:16 are the only verses where the word Christian appears. In two of these three verses, the noun Christian is shown as a label given by those who did not consider themselves as … Continue reading Are You Really a Christian?
If you have not read Part 1 of this Bible study, we recommend that you do so. Reading Part 1 will provide context for the following text: Hunger and Thirst after Righteousness “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.” (Matt. 5:6) The first half of Luke 6:21 contains Luke’s account of this saying. Luke adds the word … Continue reading The Gospel Message in the Beatitudes (Part 2)