Tag: evangelist

  • What Does the Bible Say about Giving (Tithes and Offerings)?

    What does the Bible really teach about the subject of giving—supporting the poor, tithes and offerings? You might be surprised to learn that common church practice is often far from what we read of in the New Testament. In this post, I’ll take you through the entire Bible to show you what the Scriptures really…

  • December 17 – Pursue Godliness, Don’t Love Money

    Reading 1 Tim. 1:1-6:21 Devotional Apparently, after two years in house arrest, Paul was released. The Scriptures don’t record the details, but the early part of Paul’s first letter to Timothy indicates that Paul has traveled back to the Macedonia region, and has left Timothy in Ephesus, which is where Paul sends the letter known…

  • December 14 – Paul’s Letter to the Colossians

    Reading Col. 1:1-4:18 Philemon 1-25 Devotional During the two years that Paul is under house arrest in Rome, he writes four letters which are sometimes called The Prison Epistles (the word “epistle” means a letter). Today we read Paul’s letter to the Colossians and to Philemon. Paul had not visited the city of Colosse, but…

  • November 23 – Jesus Calls Saul of Tarsus

    Reading Acts 8:1b-9:31 Devotional On the day that Stephen was killed there arose a great persecution against the Christians in Jerusalem. Everyone except the apostles fled Jerusalem to the surrounding regions of Judea and Samaria. Saul of Tarsus was a key part of those persecuting the Christians. He went into Christians’ homes and dragged off…