Are You Tempted? Get Married! – Part 1

Are You Tempted? Get Married! – Part 1

We’re in the middle of a pandemic problem concerning biblical marriage: around 3% of young people today keep themselves pure until their wedding. This failure is catastrophic by any conceivable metric. Something has to change; the status quo is unacceptable....
Ambitious to Be Quiet – 1 Thessalonians 4.11

Ambitious to Be Quiet – 1 Thessalonians 4.11

It may seem strange, but the Bible tells us that we should be ambitious. It’s true, Christians should be ambitious people. Paul wrote to the Thessalonians that they should “be ambitious to be quiet.” That’s not typically how we think of...

Who Are the Leaders in 1 Thessalonians 5.12?

Paul told the Christians in Thessalonica to respect the leaders who labored among them (1 Thessalonians 5:12). We’ve looked at what it means for them to labor, but who were those leaders? Were they people with some official position? Let’s look at the text and see...
Making Good Arguments – Part 1

Making Good Arguments – Part 1

The Bible contains all of the truth that God wants us to have, and it has all the information we need to live a godly life (2 Peter 1.3). We do not need fanciful arguments or clever tricks to show people the truth in God’s word, but we do need to make sure the...