Category Archives: God the Father

Blessings From A Father To His Children (Ephesians 1:1-6)

Christians can forget all about the riches we have in Christ by worrying about the physical condition of our lives. Quite often health and possessions are the main point of our prayers. Paul reminded us that we have a wealthy Father and that there is no need to worry about the conditions of life (cf. Matt 6:8, 25-34).

 

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Were The Apostles Just Men?

Men, as in members of the human race, yes, but in other ways they were different from other disciples of Jesus Christ. Luke records that Jesus “called His disciples to Him; and from them He chose twelve whom He also named apostles” (Lk 6:12-16). Some three years later He commissioned them to preach the saving gospel of Christ in all the earth (Matt 28:18-20). He empowered them with “the Promise of the Father…the Holy Spirit,” to fulfill that commission (Acts 1:4-8). Did the apostles speak, face to face, to every person on earth? No, but they brought the gospel to strategic locations throughout the world and taught others to carry it to the far reaches of the globe.

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