The Apostle John prays for his church: Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. - 3 John 2 John Trapp, an Anglican Bible commentator and pastor in the 1600s, explains what it means for our souls to … Continue reading Is Your Soul Prospering?
A man with his back against the wall, fighting for survival, needs more than moral exhortation and pious entreaty. He must encounter the living Lord Jesus Christ. This was true for the aged Apostle John exiled as an old man on the island of Patmos in the late 90s. This is also true for all … Continue reading Fighting for Survival
The Mark of the Christian (John 13:31-38) The text upon which this teaching outline is based is normally assigned to Maundy Thursday. The Latin word for commandment is mandatum. This commandment that Jesus gave was the old commandment with which Moses himself summarized the whole law, but Jesus made it new by highlighting three things: … Continue reading Maundy Thursday and the Mark of a Christian