Gentiles


SENSUALITY AND GREED

SENSUALITY AND GREED So I tell you this, and insist on I in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. Having …Continue reading →

ADMINISTRATOR OF THE MYSTERY

ADMINISTRATOR OF THE MYSTERY I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace given me through the working of His power. Although I am less than the least of all God’s people, this grace was given to me to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and to make plain to everyone the administration …Continue reading →

WITHOUT HOPE

WITHOUT HOPE Therefore, remember that formerly you who were Gentiles by birth and called “uncircumcised” by those who call themselves “the circumcision” (that done in the body by the hands of men) – remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of promise, without hope and without God …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF MARK – TRUE GREATNESS IS SERVING

TRUE GREATNESS IS SERVING 41 When the ten heard about this, they became indignant with James and John. 42 Jesus called them together and said, “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. 43 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – STUMBLING BLOCK

STUMBLING BLOCK “When Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was able to give all his time to preaching and teaching, doing everything he could to persuade the Jews that Jesus was in fact God’s Messiah. But no such luck. All they did was argue contentiously and contradict him at every turn. Totally exasperated, Paul had finally had it with …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – THE CHURCH ON A KNIFE EDGE

THE CHURCH ON A KNIFE EDGE “As they were sent off and on their way, they told everyone they met about the breakthrough to the Gentile outsiders. Everyone who heard the news cheered — it was terrific news! “When they got to Jerusalem, Paul and Barnabas were graciously received by the whole church, including the apostles and leaders. They reported …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – HE COULD SEE AGAIN

HE COULD SEE AGAIN “But the Master said, ‘Don’t argue. Go! I have picked him as my personal representative to Gentiles and kings and Jews. And now I’m about to show him what he’s in for — the hard suffering that goes with this job.’ “So Ananias went and found the house, placed his hands on blind Saul and said, …Continue reading →

Sensuality And Greed

SENSUALITY AND GREED So I tell you this, and insist on I in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. Having …Continue reading →

Clay Feet!

CLAY FEET “When Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face because he stood condemned, For before certain men came from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles. But when they arrived, he began to draw back and separate himself from the Gentiles because he was afraid of those who belonged to the circumcision group. The other …Continue reading →

No Loose Cannon

NO LOOSE CANNONS “Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem, this time with Barnabas. I took Titus along also. I went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I presented to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. I wanted to be sure that I was not running and …Continue reading →