1 Corinthians 6: A Call to Imitate Christ

1 Corinthians 6: A Call to Imitate Christ

The Corinthian church stood in need of discipline: the believers were not exhibiting harmony or purity in their relationships with one another. Although Paul loved them, they needed a reminder of how to live in accordance with Christ. As a result, he wrote 1...
1 Corinthians 6: A Call to Imitate Christ

Deuteronomy 30: God’s Merciful Covenant

God already knew the Israelites would fall away when they entered the Promised Land. But He promised to be faithful to His covenant with them anyway. In doing so, He urged the Israelites through His servant Moses to choose His commandments and obey Him, that they...
1 Corinthians 6: A Call to Imitate Christ

The Clarity of the New Covenant

Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1:15–23 is for revelation. In it, he asks that our eyes would be enlightened so that we might increase in the knowledge of God. But merely knowing the truth is not enough. Because of this, Paul has a second prayer...
Exodus 19: The Covenant to Come

Exodus 19: The Covenant to Come

Exodus 19 gives an awesome portrait of the character of God. The Israelites have finally reached Mount Sinai, nearly a year after their exodus from Egypt. Here the Lord is about to mandate certain standards and requirements for Israel to live by. But He wants them to...