Three requirements of church elders that false teachers might be avoided and you might prayerfully support them.
In these verses we see five aspects of trials that we need to learn as Christians.
1 Peter 1:6-7
How much of a believer’s sanctification (becoming more like Christ) is God’s work, and how much must we do?
Paul gives us the character demanded of elders so that they might be held accountable, and you may know what following Christ looks like.
God shows that blameless elders must first and foremost set an example at home if they are to lead the church.
Why are blameless elders vital for the local church. Here we have two reasons; God gives them to shepherd his sheep, and God gives them to lead by example.
In his introduction to this letter, Paul identifies himself as a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ. What is the significance of such titles and how did Paul become a servant and apostle?
2 Corinthians 4:14-5:10
How can we persevere in living for Christ when we are confronted with so many trials? This passage encourages us to look to what is eternal.
Three commands to stir you up to be busy with what glorifies the Lord.