Preach the gospel.

“Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place. And he rose and went. And there was an Ethiopian, a eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians,...

Abiding is a group activity.

“I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5 ESV) In the Old Testament, Israel was known as the vineyard of the Lord (Isaiah 5:1-7). Yet Israel proved...

We Love As God Loves Us.

“And this is his commandment, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us.” (1 John 3:22). The major religions of the world claim to teach about love, yet do not believe in a loving God who...

The Boldness of the Holy Spirit.

“And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12) The early church expanded rapidly due to the action of the Holy Spirit through the disciples. His work convicted people of sin,...

The One True Shepherd.

“I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there...