First John is one of five books written by Jesus’ beloved disciple. It is most likely written after the writing of the Gospel of John. The purpose of the book seems to be twofold – to refute heresy that has arisen in churches John ministered to and to reassure believers by giving them tests by […]
Persecution spreads the gospel as God shows that His ways aren’t ours.
God’s ways are not our ways and we ultimately have to live according to HIS ways.
When we see all circumstances as from God, we’ll pray to thrive IN them rather than escape FROM them.
The gospel always meets resistance. Sin always blinds those in its grasp. God always keeps His promises.
The Spirit enables Peter to heal so he can again proclaim the gospel.