Galatians Chapter 4: The Symbolism of Abraham’s Offspring

In this devotional, we see how a biblical story can reveal a fundamental theological truth. Paul speaks about the slave, Hagar, as symbolic of the Old Covenant and about Sarah, his barren wife, as symbolic of the New Covenant.

An Introduction to the Book of Galatians

This post introduces you to the book of Galatians. There is much joy in this chapter because it reveals that the way to salvation is no longer through following the law but rather through Jesus Christ’s atoning death on the cross.

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Galatians Chapter 4: The Adopted Child Analogy

Galatians Chapter 4: The Adopted Child Analogy

In this devotional, we explore the concept of God adopting us as children and preparing us to receive His holy grace.

Galatians Chapter 3: Paul Answers the Most Pressing Question

Galatians Chapter 3: Paul Answers the Most Pressing Question

This devotional explains how the law was our guardian until Christ the Redeemer came and ensured us of His grace through faith.

Galatians Chapter 3: Faith-Based Justification of the Jewish Patriarch Abraham

Galatians Chapter 3: Faith-Based Justification of the Jewish Patriarch Abraham

This devotional examines the most compelling biblical story of a faithful response to God: Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his only child, Isaac, because God asked him to.

Galatians Chapters 1 & 2: Paul’s Conviction to the Source of His Revelation

Galatians Chapters 1 & 2: Paul’s Conviction to the Source of His Revelation

In this passage of Scripture, we learn about Paul’s conversion to Christianity and his courageous public testimony of how it happened. Many of the people who heard his story were not receptive to the possibility that he could have received revelations directly from Christ.

Galatians Chapter 1: The False Doctrine of the Judaizers of Galatia

Galatians Chapter 1: The False Doctrine of the Judaizers of Galatia

In today’s devotional, we start with Galatians Chapter 1. The opening chapter of Paul’s letter to the Galatians takes on a much different tone than many of his other letters.

1 Thessalonians, Chapter 5: Timing of the Second Coming and Final Instructions

1 Thessalonians, Chapter 5: Timing of the Second Coming and Final Instructions

Today’s devotional focuses on the Apostle Paul’s admonitions to the Thessalonians for preparing for Jesus’ Second Coming, the end times. His advice is just as relevant today as it was centuries ago.

1 Thessalonians Chapter 4: Christ’s Second Coming

1 Thessalonians Chapter 4: Christ’s Second Coming

In this devotional reading, I invite you read and reflect on Paul’s message of hope that fortified the faith of the Thessalonians and renewed their enthusiasm for the future.

1 Thessalonians Chapter 3: A Message of Hope and Love

1 Thessalonians Chapter 3: A Message of Hope and Love

This reading is filled with key messages to the Thessalonians, with an emphasis on holy living, on loving one another as God loves them and on the second coming of Christ.

1 Thessalonians Chapter 2: Early Instruction for Church Leaders

1 Thessalonians Chapter 2: Early Instruction for Church Leaders

Please join me as we look at the apostle Paul’s advice to congregations and church leaders on how to live a Christian life and how to serve as pastors and lay leaders.

1 Thessalonians Chapter 1: A Greeting of Gratitude and Encouragement

1 Thessalonians Chapter 1: A Greeting of Gratitude and Encouragement

In Chapter 1 of his letter, the apostle Paul provides a a greeting of gratitude and encouragement in the face of challenges.

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