Category Archives: Spiritual Gems in the New Testament

206. “Transfiguration” today. Who? Me? The challenging, comforting truths of 2 Corinthians 3:17-18

After hearing a wonderful sermon by Stuart our new Rector on “Transfiguration” I was prompted to have a look back to an article I wrote some years ago on the same subject but from a different passage of scripture.  It … Continue reading

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193. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:3. Thanking God For What We Have In Christ

Why embark on such a journey? As the old saying puts it, “Why not!” There are many good reasons why it would be a good idea. One reason is that it is always good to base one’s prayers upon God’s … Continue reading

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156. Galatians 2:20. The New Life. Part 3. The Presence Of God In His People 

In previous articles we have looked at some spiritual gems in Paul’s letter to the Galatians and especially the wonderful truths in Galatians 2:20, I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who … Continue reading

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155. Galatians 2:20. The New Life.  Part 2. Christ Lives In Me

Gal 2:20 “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.”   In the previous article we saw that Paul wrote in Galatians 2:20 that he had come to the end … Continue reading

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154. Galatians 2:20. The New Life.  Part 1. “Crucified with Christ”

Gal 2:20  “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.”  Whatever did Paul mean by this statement? As you read his epistles you gather that he saw himself as … Continue reading

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153. Galatians 2:8. God At Work.  The Secret Of Christian Ministry

Galatians 2:8  (for he who worked (Gk. energéō) through Peter for his apostolic ministry to the circumcised worked (Gk. energéō) also through me for mine to the Gentiles) (“GK” stands for the Greek word in the original Greek text of … Continue reading

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152. Galatians 1:3-4.  The Jesus Who Sets Us Free

Galatians 1:3, “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.” … Continue reading

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