Faith v. Flesh

Paul’s letter to the Romans takes place near the end of his ministry.  It includes his mature reflections on the Christian life.  In the seventh chapter he writes, “For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh.  I can will what is right, but I cannot do it.  For I […]

Do not fear….

“Do not fear those that can kill the body, but cannot kill the soul.”  Christ is instructing his disciples in the tenth chapter of the book of Matthew.  The disciples would face persecution for what they believed, taught and preached.  We are fortunate not to live under such a threat.  Christ knew what his first […]