Acts 15:1-35 “How do you get in?”

How does someone become a Christian? How do they ‘get in’ to the family of God, into the kingdom of God? What is it that makes someone a genuine Christain we might ask? Acts 15:1-35 sees this question considered and decided upon. Some Jews believed that circumcision was required along with faith in Jesus. Others […]

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Paul in this passage answer the likely objections of his readers who might point to their Father Abraham and ask how then was he saved? Surely by his works, his flesh? Without the law, which could not have saved him anyway and because Jesus had not come yet – how could he be saved? Paul […]

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Being circumcised or uncircumcised, slave or free, rich or poor, married or single, widowed or divorced doesn’t alter the fact that you can serve God in these circumstances. There were many people in Corinth who were convinced that if they could change their circumstances they could serve God better. Thus, some saw circumcision belonging to the […]

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