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.
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.
If Jesus was holy, what was there about Him that attracted the publicans and sinners? How can those who follow the pure and holy Christ relate to an immoral and degenerate world? Can Christians share His love in a love that draws sinners toward the Savior without becoming contaminated themselves?