Bear With Me, 2 Cor 11:1-33

Paul wanted the Corinthians to bear with him through some boasting.  They might well bear with [meaning “in all likelihood they would bear with”] a fellow preaching false doctrine [2 Cor 11:4], so they should certainly bear with Paul.  He wanted them to bear with him: Being jealous over them...

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The Gifts of Jesus Christ Gal 1:1-5

Gal 1:1-5 The Gifts of Jesus Christ CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The gifts of Jesus to us are many.  In the first five verses of Galatians 1 we find that the Lord gave: Apostleship to Paul (Gal 1:1) – according to Eph 4:8-16, the function of this gift was to benefit...

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Introduction to Timothy

Introduction to Timothy 1 Tim. 1 1-2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO First Timothy is an epistle written by Paul to Timothy.  Together with 2 Timothy and Titus, these epistles comprise a segment of Paul’s epistles known as the Pastoral Epistles.  They are written to give instruction to men Paul trained in...

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Christ’s Gifts to Men Eph. 4:11a

Ephesians 4:11a Christ’s Gifts to Men CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Christ gave himself and then when he left he gave some men to help the body of Christ.  He also gave us grace to do our function in the body (v. 7).  Every one of us has been given grace that...

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