The Christian life is portrayed in the New Testament in a variety of ways. The writers of the New Testament use word pictures to help us understand. They use things that we are familiar with. They take common, everyday actions and give them spiritual application. One way the life of a Christian is portrayed in […]
Category: New Testament Church
What example do you follow?
“For He has rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.” (Col. 1:13-14) Most of us, I’m quite sure, prefer light to darkness. Without Jesus, all of us were in darkness, members, although we may not have known […]
Verse 11 — Follow means to imitate. From this Greek word comes our English word “mimic.” We must be careful who we imitate. Even in Christian circles there are bad examples like Diotrophes. Demetrius was worthy of imitation, but not Diotrophes. This was probably encouragement from John not to give in to Diotrophes or to […]