Tag: mercy

The Rich Mercy of God

We were all dead in our trespasses—no exceptions. But Ephesians 2:1–7 tells of the glorious transformation from death to life for those who are in Christ.

2 Peter: The Timing of God

When will Christ return? Although the false teachers of Peter’s day thought that His delay meant He would not come back, Peter reminds his readers that God’s timing is not our own.

Acts 9: From Persecutor to Proclaimer

God grants His ordinary disciples the privilege of being involved in His work. It’s not fame but faithfulness that God calls us to. Even a small, unknown person can be used by God in magnificent ways.

1 Peter Study, Part 16 (at Christ Church): A Living Sacrifice

Peter continues to prepare his readers for upcoming persecution and opposition.  He encourages them to always be prepared to make a defense for the hope that is in them.  Dr. Boa expounds on this notion of turning from fear to faith and sanctifying Christ as Lord in our hearts so that the shalom within us becomes evident to others.

1 Peter Study, Part 10 (at Christ Church): How Much Is Enough?

Few people have answered the question:  ‘How much is enough?’ and so they are not content.  If you are not content with what you have, you surely won’t be content with what you want, because that moving target will continue on.  Dr. Boa offers a pathway to contentment which only comes through the living Word of God.  This Word of God is not just a moral mirror, but has the power to transform.