Slaves, Sonship and the Spirit (2)

Life for both the Jews and the Gentiles outside of Christ was bondage in many ways, but Paul speaks of them being under the “elemental spiritual forces” (Galatians 3:3, 9) which he characterizes as “weak and miserable” (v. 9). But when the time is ripe, God sends His Son who fully subjects Himself to theContinue reading “Slaves, Sonship and the Spirit (2)”

Rooting ourselves in community

It’s no secret to anyone who spends any time in 1 Corinthians that the disciples were suffering serious problems due to their divisiveness. Paul points to this out at the start and returns to it frequently throughout the letter. It is one of the major themes in 1 Corinthians. I suppose there They were severalContinue reading “Rooting ourselves in community”