The gospel of the Lord Jesus will bring division which means opposition and persecution for those who believe as they rejoice taking salvation to the ends of the earth.
Jesus is the focus of the story of all humanity, because Jesus answers the greatest need of all people.
We can be confident that in his good providence, our God will bring all his people safely home.
When God works in the world he sets apart people for ministry to make straight roads that point to Christ.
The exalted Lord Jesus builds his kingdom through his weak, needy, powerless people who pray.
What does it look like when the Lord's hand is with his people to build his kingdom?
We must look to our great God to keep us and not just those means he provides and protects us with.
The unity of the church of the Lord Jesus is seen in the humble authority of leaders and the harmony of belief and behaviour.
God has no favourites, he was always saving the nations of the world without distinction, in his anointed king, Jesus Christ.