Paul refers to the Day of Christ three times in his letter to the Philippians. What is the Day of Christ? Are you looking forward to this Day?
Women and men ministered together in the Philippian church. Who were these ministers?
In Philippians 4:6-9, Paul tells the Christians in Philippi to be “anxious for nothing”, and he provides the antidote for worry and anxiety.
Our attitude to money can be a powerful force in our lives. Our attitude towards wealth and financial security could well be an area that God needs to work on.
This is the final session of our Philippians Bible study. This short entry looks at Paul’s closing greetings and blessing. It also looks briefly at Nero, the Roman Emperor in rule when Paul wrote Philippians.
The first year or two of marriage can be bewildering, disappointing, and even painful, for some newlyweds. I offer this advice in the hope that it may prevent some conflict and heartache.
This article is about Junia—a minister mentioned by Paul in Romans 16:7—using and critiquing the ESV as a reference. Was Junia really a female apostle?
When we entrust our lives to Jesus, our eternal life begins. Our salvation is a done deal, or so it would seem. Is it really a case of instant christianity?
This essay takes a close look at James 2:14-26 and explores the link between genuine Christian faith and compassionate, ethical deeds.
Genuine faith in Jesus motivates our entire being. It moves our emotions, engages our mind, involves making decisions, and inspires our actions.
In the past, many people have had a narrow and lowly view of the meaning of “helper” (ezer) used for Eve in Genesis 2:18 & 20. How is ezer used elsewhere in the Hebrew Old Testament?
What is your main motivation for sharing with others the grace, hope and salvation that comes through Jesus? My main motivation is joy. [450 words]
Many people feel trapped and suffer in situations beyond their control. How can we prosper and have success despite difficult and unpleasant circumstances? [300 words]
We need to discern the voices that are constantly presenting ideas, some of which may be opposed to God. Here are 4 ways to guard our hearts and minds.
Jesus did not come to make us “better” people or to give us a “better” life. He came so that we could become new, live a new life, experience a new day. [140 words]
Prayer is a powerful and intimate connection with God, and too vital to ignore. Here are some of my thoughts on prayer.
David felt fear when people were seeking to kill him, but he also knew his God and had faith. Ignorance of God, and not fear, is the biggest faith-killer.
The children in my class were astonished, even incredulous, that we can become children of God. I hope I never lose that sense of amazement.
Becoming a Christian isn’t about following a set of rules or guidelines, or living by a set of values. Becoming a Christian means knowing Jesus as Saviour and Lord, and having a relationship and connection with God.
When you decide to become a Christian, some amazing things happen. Find out what happens.
As Christians we should be growing deeper in our devotion to God, stronger in our faith, and more effective in using our gifts. Reading the Bible can help with these things, and more.