"...if anyone makes the assistance of grace depend on the humility or obedience of man and does not agree that it is a gift of grace itself that we are obedient and humble, he contradicts the Apostle who says, "What have you that you did not receive?" (1 Cor. 4:7), and, "But by the grace of God I am what I am" (1 Cor. 15:10). (Council of Orange: Canon 6)

Paul - Under Authority?

Text: Acts 21:1-14

Paul was a world-shaker, a passionate and resolute man.That much is clear. What is not clear is the question of whether or not he was defying God's warnings in seeking to go to Jerusalem.

October 11, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

The Courage to Preach

Text: Acts 20:13-38

Paul's last words to the Ephesian elders tell us much about his passion for the Gospel and the courage needed to proclaim the whole counsel of God.

October 04, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink