The Right People For The Job.
God chose many people that were not always enthusiastic to carry out His plans. Often these doubters failed to see His design for them because they believed more in their own shortcomings or decisions than in His great power. But God, in His time, showed all of them His way. That lead to their eventual willingness to place all trust in God, birthing their significant roles in the history of Christ. Continue reading
Simon, also known as Peter, is noted in the Bible as the first disciple Jesus called to follow Him.
Mark 1:16-17 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” Continue reading
A Quick Read Full Of Christian Truths
James, the author of the Book of James, is the half brother of Jesus Christ. Although the Bible does not give us much information about James being intricately involved with Jesus before the crucifixion, we easily find that after the resurrection James clearly becomes a leading figure in the early church.
James, Cephas and John, those esteemed as pillars, gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me. They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles, and they to the circumcised. Galatians 2:9 (emphasis added) Continue reading