THE MISSION OF GOD IN HEBREWS

After careful analysis of the book of Hebrews one can determine that there is one major theme that is present within the book. The theme that Jesus is superior to everyone and everything is present all throughout Hebrews. Under this major theme are two themes that correspond with God’s mission to glorify Himself among all…

CONDUCT YOURSELVES IN A MANNER WORTHY OF THE GOSPEL

The main theme in the book of Philippians is, to conduct oneself in a manner that is worthy of the Gospel. When this book is examined, one will see how the contents of the book both validate and illustrate this theme. First, in Philippians 1, Paul mentions this exact thing to the believers saying, “whatever…

Christ is Supreme: Colossians

Within the book of Colossians, the main theme, Christ is supreme, is both validated and illustrated throughout the contents of the book. Paul begins his letter to the Colossians by introducing himself and declaring the grace of God in Colossians 1:1–2 which says, “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God…To the…

The Mission of God in Romans

Introduction The book of Romans is a letter written by Paul to the Romans, introducing himself and his message prior to his arrival in Rome. The main themes that are presented in this letter are the righteousness of God that leads to salvation and spreading the good news. Together, these themes convey the mission of…

What About Those Who Haven’t Heard the Gospel?

What happens to those who die and have never heard the gospel message if faith comes from hearing? If anyone has not heard, then they would, like others who have heard and rejected the gospel, experience God’s wrath of eternal damnation. This is because in order to be truly saved one must first come to…

What Does the Gospel Require of Us?

Throughout the book of 1 Corinthians, the main theme is that the gospel requires God’s holy people to mature in purity and unity. This theme is validated several times through the content of 1 Corinthians. As we read 1 Corinthians, one is able to notice that the Church in Corinth was not in a good…

The Mission of God: Acts of the Apostles

The mission of God is explicitly shown to us throughout the book of Acts. From His mission to glorify Himself amongst all people to using intermediaries to do His will, we are able to see how God enabled His message of Salvation to spread throughout all nations. There are three main themes that are addressed…