To Live Is Christ

We’ve come to a passage, and specifically a verse, that is one of the more popular in Scripture: Philippians 1:21.  It is often quoted, printed on coffee mugs and wall art, and sung in songs.  But as we’ve become accustomed to, it’s best to examine verses carefully to have a deeper and more accurate understanding […]

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Whether By Life or By Death

If accepting Christ and living for Him meant these things for us, would we still do it?  Would we ‘sign up’ to follow Christ if it meant walking away from everything?  This is the life Paul lived, and countless more of our brothers and sisters in Christ have experienced both in the past and across the world today. 

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Courage To Speak the Word of God

Witnessing a fellow Christian joyfully endure suffering for the cause of Christ can be an opportunity for us to grow in faith, to see God’s sustaining power, and give us more resolve to proclaim the gospel in the face of opposition. 

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Do Not Lose Heart

Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory. Eph 3:13 As we’ve previously seen in our walk through his letter to the church in Ephesus, Paul’s main theme is the supremacy of Christ over all, and his personal testimony regarding the call of Christ […]

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