Tag: respect

Sketch by Hugh Thomson of a Scene

A Taste of the Classics: Pride & Prejudice

In a society in which money, marriage, and social status had become the measure of all morality, Jane Austen’s finest novel illustrates the need for love and respect as the basis for any happy, healthy relationship (particularly marriage).

1 Peter Study, Part 13 (at Christ Church): Spheres of Authority II

Dr. Boa continues his discussion of the practical application of the spheres of God ordained authority.  Peter transitions from governing authorities to that of the work place.  There is no dichotomy between the sacred and the secular. We are called to do our work as to the Lord rather than for men.  As we look to Him as the Source and to Him for the outcome, we pursue a higher standard than we would otherwise.

1 Peter Study, Part 11 (at Christ Church): Living A Holy Life

Peter transitions from addressing the richness of our salvation in Christ to practical application and the pulls that wage war against our souls.  Dr. Boa discusses this inner-outward conflict that we all encounter and encourages us to live in such a way that our words and our works and our lives and our lips coincide.