Contributed on Mar 6, 2007
Paul allowed the Lord to use his chains to further God’s kingdom.
Chains 12 Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ. 14 Because of my chains, most of the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 14, 2007
Even in the midst of opposition Paul rejoiced because the Gospel was being preached.
1) Last week we spoke of the Gospel being advanced when we go through difficulties in our lives. When the Gospel advances we advance. When Paul was able to process his problems through acceptance and surrender he was able to receive divine power and perspective. 2) This week we will be ...read more
Contributed on Mar 20, 2007
Christ is to be exalted in everything we face in life.
Christ is to be exalted in everything we face in life. The King James Version says Christ is to be magnified. When something is magnified it is enlarged. A telescope will make an object look bigger and closer. As believers we are to be like a telescope that brings Jesus Christ closer to ...read more