KNOW – 1Thessalonians

KNOW – 1 THESSALONIANS WHO GOD IS: Avenger of Wickedness & Rescuer of the Faithful “God’s wrath has overtaken them at last.” 1 Thessalonians 2:16 “Jesus, who rescues us from the wrath that is coming.” 1 Thessalonians 1:10 Wrath can be a scary thing. It is not just an emotion of anger, but it is […]

KNOW – James

KNOW – JAMES WHO GOD IS: Unchanging God “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17 Consistency is one thing children need from their parents in order to grow into healthy adults: consistency in providing for physical needs; consistency in […]

KNOW – Galatians

KNOW – GALATIANS WHO GOD IS: Promise Maker & Promise Keeper “For if the inheritance comes by the law, it no longer comes by promise; but God gave it to Abraham by a promise” Galatians 3:18 God is both a Promise-Maker and a Promise-Keeper, which assures us that he is totally trustworthy. One of God’s […]

KNOW – Philemon

KNOW – PHILEMON WHO GOD IS “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Philemon 3 Following the naming of sender and recipient, a standard Ancient Greek letter would begin with chairein—“Greetings!” In his letters, Paul restyled this opening into a prayer for his readers to receive grace (charis) […]