There is no need; he knows that they will listen, and listen lovingly. Slaves, scourged, 372; adjure their masters, ib. My military name is Antonius Maximus. It is the duty of every Christian so to trust that men will be able to see what Christ can do for the man who has given his life to him. Soul, Christian, noble in life or death, 194; brought into tune by hard sayings, 212; the truly wise is disturbed by nothing, 241; the diseased is ever changing, 242; is delighted with sweet savors, 252; that of servants, free in its service, 305; to give, hard, 330; defiled by all sin, 342; chief object in education, 346; notion of its transmigration, 353; thought to be consumed by fire, ib. When men worship Jesus Christ, they fall at his feet in wondering love.
By this claim Paul makes it clear that he is not an Ishmaelite, for the Ishmaelites were circumcised in their thirteenth year Gen. It is so with salvation. Real circumcision is devotion of heart and mind and life to God. Whenever the Christian is called upon to suffer for the sake of the gospel, he must find strength and comfort in the memory that he is one of a great fellowship in every age and every generation and every land who have suffered for Christ rather than deny their faith. Ignorance, often cause of sorrow, 352.
Paul's life or death, 194; exhorts disciples by examples of himself, the Father, and prophets, 206; called the great God by St. Letter, forged as from St. It is against that danger Paul wishes to safeguard his friends. They regarded circumcision in itself as being enough to set them apart specially for God. In all this situation Paul has one expectation and one hope.
We must think of him striding up and down some little room, pouring out a torrent of words, while his secretary races to get them down. Laws, father's authority upheld by, 366; fear of, hinders many bad actions, 382; hurt not those who fear them, 383. Tabitha, raised by prayer, 326. But they refused to play the part which God meant them to play; when his Son came into the world, they failed to recognize him, and rejected and crucified him. Once we have chosen Christ, by our life and conduct we bring either glory or shame to him. In later days the title of colony was given by the government to any city which it wished to honour for faithful service. Corinthians, were not poor, 332; Timothy sent to, 335; reasoned with, because indocile, 353.
Way, narrow, requires care, 364; and light equipment, ib. The Greeks suggested two possible derivations, each of which has a vivid picture. Amulets, used in sickness, 336; applied by old women, 298; a device of Satan's, ib. This book is for any believer who wants to gain a more practical insight into these books. On that basis the word means that the Christian character can stand any light that is turned upon it. They may be experiencing angst or hurt, or they may be hearing messages that are contrary to what they know to be true about the Gospel.
All that mattered was that Christ was preached. After being here near three weeks, one morning about three o'clock Mr. Augustus had kept them dispersed throughout Rome and the neighbouring towns. There are three great commands which Paul gives in the Lord. Law-suits, men talk much of, 384; and take pains about, ib. Paul to the Colossians, 309. To Paul, Christ had given the task of life, for it was he who had made him an apostle and sent him out as the evangelist of the Gentiles.
The Philippians are Paul's joy and crown, for he was the means of bringing them to Jesus Christ. . Trumpet, at the Resurrection, 356. When a man enjoys a great blessing surely his first instinct must be to share it; and there is joy in thinking of the gospel being preached all over the world, so that another and another and another is brought within the love of Christ. It is always the peace that is born of reconciliation. The bishop of the district died and the question of his successor arose.
Proselytes, not circumcised on the eighth day, nor of the stock of Israel, 231. The Philippian Church had sent Epaphroditus to stay with Paul, and if he came back home, there would not be lacking those who said that he was a quitter. The Christian is himself pure, but his love and gentleness are such that he attracts others to the Christian way and never repels them from it. Paul, seeing that there was no justice for him in Palestine, had appealed to Caesar, as every Roman citizen had the right to do. Photinus, in what way heretical, 206; how his heresy falls before St.