The church at Corinth was established by Paul on his second missionary journey. The book of 1 Corinthians gives us a good picture of the life of the early church. It deals with Christian conduct. It is essentially an epistle of correction.
Barnabas deserves a spot with other noted New Testament saints—a disciple of Jesus on the level with Paul, John, Peter, and James. Each generation in the ongoing march of the church needs more saints like Barnabas—people who give generously, and encourage others to persevere in the faith.
Thinking of courtship and marriage? Follow God's principles of love and purity in courtship, and discover the special blessings God has for those allow their love for Him to define their lives and their romance.
Second Timothy is the last letter that Paul ever wrote. The letter is Paul's final farewell. He was in prison because of his faith—jailed for preaching Christ and the resurrection from the dead. This article covers three main points from Paul's final exhortation.
"It seems that when Paul said, do your best to come before winter—he was simply saying, Before winter, Timothy, or never! If you don't do it now; if you don't come before winter—it will be too late." This writing is a good lesson on commitment and brotherly love.
What are the marks of homes that bloom for God? Just as blossoms vary in color, shape, and scent, so will homes vary; in talents, callings and abilities. But there is be one foundational principle in which every godly home is rooted: the goal to glorify God and bless His kingdom.
What could possibly make God jealous? There is only one thing in all the world that could, and that is if you and I, the crown of His creation and the rejoicing of his heart, would spurn Him and reject His love.