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When Sharing Faith Means Prayer and Hard Ethical Decisions

Paul’s letter to an individual, Philemon, includes a mentoring call for fire for more effective sharing of faith: “I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers, because I hear about your faith in the Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Mentoring from Faith, Hope, and Love

Mentors are people with more maturity and experience who guide others. The apostle Paul, trained as a rabbi, well-traveled and experienced as a disciple of Jesus, wrote at least thirteen letters to churches. Scattered among each letter are prayers for … Continue reading

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Prayers of a Reformed Persecutor

When opponents of the followers of Jesus stoned Stephen, a young man named Saul cheered them on. A student of the first century’s best known rabbi, Saul led persecution of Jesus’ disciples after that day. A remarkable experience changed his … Continue reading

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