We are officially at the end of COLLECTIONx003. We have spent a lot of time studying the Fruit of the Spirit from other passages of Scripture.
COLLECTIONx003 – NINE is all about the 9 attributes of the Fruit of the Spirit, and we can bear this fruit to become more like Christ and to love like Christ every day.
In this section of 1 Corinthians, Paul has been spending time discussing the Christian liberties that we have instead of a legalistic or rule-abiding religion.
Peter’s second letter was written to a group to whom he had previously written. Peter’s goal in writing this second letter was to urge his readers to grow in Christian maturity & to be on guard against false teachers.
In the book of Galatians, Paul has been correcting & addressing appropriate doctrine. Specifically, he was defending the doctrine of justification by faith.
Paul has spent the first three chapters of Ephesians establishing a doctrinal foundation and as he transitions into Chapter 4, he shifts to discussing the need for promoting unity in the body of Christ that was established by Christ.
In 1 Peter, Peter is giving instruction & encouragement to the believers about suffering and persecution.
In Luke 16, Jesus told a parable to challenge the way we think about money and what we do with it.
Paul is continuing his writings to Titus, giving him counsel & wisdom on how to lead the church.
In Chapters 2 & 3, Paul is writing about the Jews who had been unfaithful or not continued in their belief. Part of what Paul is showing us is God’s righteousness through condemnation.
Paul is writing his second letter to the church at Thessalonica. In this letter, he addresses a lot of the same points from his first letter.