Examination of what it means to be “in Christ” and righteousness, particularly true righteousness which comes solely through faith not works of our own.
All things of the earthly life are passing away, and are totally worthless in the end. Only the knowledge of the LORD Jesus Christ has any real value.
An argument for Philippians being one letter, not multiple fragments. Also, an admonition against legalism in the church.
Examination of the Biblical “drink offering,” Paul’s relationship with Timothy, and the spiritual gift of service evidenced by Epaphroditus.
A call to Christian service with joy without complaint as a faithful witness to the lost. Also, the inerrancy of and the call to share God’s Word.
Examination of “fear” of the LORD. Comparison and contrast of the Calvinist and Arminianist positions on “Enduring Salvation.”
Analysis of Paul’s admonition to “work out our salvation with fear and trembling” – the Biblical connection between salvation, repentance, and good works.
The importance of humility in Christian service, exemplified perfectly in the life of Jesus, who being God, humbled Himself to come to us in human flesh.
An examination of Paul’s admonition against disunity in the church, and a brief look at the principles of church discipline.
A look at Paul’s statement “To live is Christ. To die is gain” and his admonition that suffering for the Gospel is actually a blessing from God.