Tag Archives: St Paul

REFLECTION 1 TIMOTHY: THE HOUSEHOLD AND CHURCH

1 Timothy 3 Qualifications for Overseers [1] The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. [2] Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, … Continue reading

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THE LETTERS TO TIMOTHY: WOMEN IN CHURCH

1 Timothy 1:18–20 [18] This charge I entrust to you, Timothy, my child, in accordance with the prophecies previously made about you, that by them you may wage the good warfare, [19] holding faith and a good conscience. By rejecting … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON PHILIPPIANS: THE SURPASSING KNOWLEDGE

Philippians 3Righteousness Through Faith in Christ[1] Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you.[2] Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, … Continue reading

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REFELCTIONS ON PHILIPPIANS: HOLDING FAST

Philippians 2:14–30 [14] Do all things without grumbling or disputing, [15] that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the … Continue reading

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LETTER TO THE PHILIPPIANS: AN AUDIO REFLECTION

Philippians 2:1–13 Christ’s Example of Humility [1] So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, [2] complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the … Continue reading

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REFLECTING ON PHILIPPIANS: A SHORT AUDIO REFLECTION

Philippians 1:12–30 The Advance of the Gospel [12] I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, [13] so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON ACTS: THE SNAKE AND THE APOSTLE

Acts 28:1–16Paul on Malta[1] After we were brought safely through, we then learned that the island was called Malta. [2] The native people showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON ACTS: BREAKING BREAD ON A BREAKING SHIP

27] When the fourteenth night had come, as we were being driven across the Adriatic Sea, about midnight the sailors suspected that they were nearing land. [28] So they took a sounding and found twenty fathoms. A little farther on … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON ACTS: INTO THE STORM

Acts 27:1–26 Paul Sails for Rome [1] And when it was decided that we should sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan Cohort named Julius. [2] And embarking in a ship … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON ACTS: WITNESS TO THE LIGHT

Acts 26:1–23 Paul’s Defense Before Agrippa [1] So Agrippa said to Paul, “You have permission to speak for yourself.” Then Paul stretched out his hand and made his defense: [2] “I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King … Continue reading

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