Tag: righteousness

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.

2 Peter: A High Calling to Holiness

The best antidote for heretical teachings and spiritual counterfeits is a firm grasp of biblical truth and growth in the personal knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

2 Peter: Resources for Righteousness

Where do we find truth, and how does if affect us? The book of 2 Peter affirms the truth of the Word of God and shows how God has given us all the resources for righteousness that we need in Christ.

Warfare Spirituality: Part 15—The Armor of God

Dr. Boa explains the power Christians are able to access by putting on the armor of God. The five defensive and two offensive weapons enable the believer to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.

Warfare Spirituality: Part 2

Ken Boa identifies the warfare as a “present cosmic-earthly conflict.” Numerous specific accounts of this “pervasive supranatural” warfare are presented from the Old and New Testaments.

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 8 (at Christ Church): Rewriting Your Broken Story

We all have broken stories and Peter wants us to understand that we can rewrite our story.  We can imbed our story in a greater narrative that begins and ends well.  When we are a part of God’s story our life matters.  When we keep an eternal perspective we understand that the adversity and afflictions of this life will only be brief and the glory will endure.