We are saved by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone, not based on anything we do but based on everything He has done. So, we do not work, live, pray, study, worship in order to earn favor before God, in order to earn standing before God. We have favor before God, standing before […]
You do not have to achieve to be approved by God, you are already approved by God through the achievement of Jesus.
Acts 13-14 Here is the first presentation of the gospel to full polytheistic pagans. All the prior gospel presentations recorded by Luke are to either Jews, Jewish proselytes, or God-fearers. Each of these groups are rooted in the Hebrew Scripture and have a moralistic background of Jewish values. They are awaiting the final redeeming act […]
Even though persecution struck the early church, “the word of God increased and multiplied” (Acts 12:24). Is the gospel strong enough in your life to keep you going in the face of hardship?