In a Gentile city, God was slowly moving Jews away from the Old Covenant to the New. He was laying the first stones of the Church at Ephesus.
When I resigned from Angier Church, the deacons asked me to cite my differences, at least in broad terms. So I’ll tell you what I told them.
I have always profoundly anticipated my future study and teaching of Ephesians. Thankfully, the time has finally come.
Ecclesiastes is an evangelistic call to believe in God and have faith in his plans and purposes. The Preacher lifts our sights above secular life.
As we think about what it means to be strong, we must set aside conventional wisdom. The Bible has a much different prescription for strength.