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galatians

Introduction to Galatians

Coming up next, we will spend 11 days in the book of Galatians. Paul wrote this letter to the churches in Galatia, which consisted of both Jews and Gentiles, to strongly condemn what he calls a “false gospel” — one of faith plus works leading to justification. Paul continuously points out that it is by […]

matthew

Introduction to Matthew

Coming up next, we will spend six weeks praying through the gospel of Matthew.  Matthew was written to the Jews and is filled with scriptures showing prophecies fulfilled in Jesus Christ so that the Jews would know Jesus was indeed their long-awaited Messiah. God had given the Law through Moses (in Exodus), but the religious leaders […]

philemon

Introduction to Philemon

After we finish the book of Hosea, we will spend two days praying through the book of Philemon. This short book is a letter that Paul wrote to a man named Philemon regarding Onesimus, Philemon’s former slave who stole from him and ran away to Rome where he met Paul and became a follower of […]

Pray Scripture, Hosea

Introduction to Hosea

Coming up next, we will spend 11 days praying through the book of Hosea.  This book was written by the prophet, Hosea, to the nation of Israel. God commanded Hosea to marry Gomer, a prostitute who was continually unfaithful to him in their marriage. God used their story to symbolize the same unfaithfulness that Israel […]