23 September, 2021

Study

Sept. 5 | Jesus Is Superior to Prophets and Angels

Sept. 5 | Jesus Is Superior to Prophets and Angels

Reading Time: 4 minutes

If Galatians and Colossians addressed a “Jesus-plus” type of faith, then Hebrews addressed a “minus-Jesus” type of faith. Hebrews says that any step away from Jesus is regression. The reason is simple: Jesus is superior to anyone and anything. Four lessons highlight this superiority.

Aug. 29 | Which Desires?

Aug. 29 | Which Desires?

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Paul wrote at the level of our desires when he shared the practical application of living by faith in Christ as opposed to living by works of the law. Desires shape much of our lives. But what shapes those desires?

Aug. 15 | Which Inheritance?

Aug. 15 | Which Inheritance?

Reading Time: 4 minutes

In this week’s Scripture text, Paul used several metaphors to drive home his point about being saved by faith in Christ as opposed to works of the law; the primary metaphor Paul used was inheritance.

Aug. 1 | Which Gospel?

Aug. 1 | Which Gospel?

Reading Time: 4 minutes

With the churches of Galatia, Paul squared off against doctrinal defection. The gospel that came from heaven cannot be improved. Adding to it or subtracting from it totally dilutes it.