In this teaching we first tackle the question of why Paul wrote this letter (to address two doctrinal challenges facing the church). In addressing those problems, Paul develops the foundational idea that since Christians have died and been buried with Christ, we must now be raised with Him. This concept has profound implications regarding baptism and how we live
In this psalm we see David's confidence that God hears his prayers. How can we be as confident that God hears our prayers? Also, David, inspired by the Holy Spirit, tells us to "be angry and do not sin," a passage later quoted by the apostle Paul. What does that mean? Is it always a sin to be angry?