Suffering as a Christian

| Aug 27, 2012

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1 Peter 4:16, Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name. The main topic of the paragraph in which this verse is found (4:12-19) is the suffering of Christians. Peter explains that it is not an unusual thing for Christians to suffer (4:12), […]

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After a Little While

| Jun 18, 2012

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1 Peter 5:9–10, Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. […]

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The Book of Proverbs on Training Children

| May 21, 2012

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Proverbs 6:20–21, My son, keep your father’s commandment, and forsake not your mother’s teaching. Bind them on your heart always; tie them around your neck. It is generally acknowledged that the original setting of Proverbs was in the home of the courtier where the parents who were responsible for the social, moral, and religious training […]

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