Although we do not know much about Aquila and Priscilla it seems that they were a couple who was totally dedicated to the Lord and were used to help Paul in his work of preaching the gospel. There are several lessons we can learn from their lives.
Romans 12 is a survey of attitudes by which Christian people should live. The three main categories are our attitudes toward God, other Christians, and our enemies. Have you checked your attitudes recently?
To respect the rich and despise the poor is inconsistent for the Christian. Partiality shows a lack of God's love for others in our hearts. In His sight each person is of equal value, no matter what their income is or what family they come from.
We will have relationships with others all our lives. How do we build them? How do we blend, while acknowledging diversity? Is truth or love more important in a relationship? There are answers to be found from the One who made us all, and Who will help us to have mutually satisfactory relationships?
Jesus is returning someday to this world. For the Christian this is reason enough to live godly lives. Paul has counsel for pastors, employees, and all other Christians on what holiness in daily life will look like.
Do you struggle with focus in your spiritual life? Do church services seem stale, your Bible dry and unappealing? Could you have spiritual A.D.D.?
The Bible presents symptoms, causes, and best of all, a cure: Where your treasure is, there will your heart (and attention) be also.
Apostasy is a grave danger to the true church of Jesus. False teachers who reject Christ's deity, atoning death and many other things will creep in and deceive people. It is important that we learn how to recognize false doctrine.
Everyone recognizes that this world is full of problems but there is little agreement as to the solution. Advocates of the social gospel teach that the cure to all troubles is to adequately feed, clothe, and house everyone in the world. But is this the answer that Jesus brought?