Scripture turned into glad tidings—that is what happens in expository exultation.
It is important to try to persuade people, like Luke in his Gospel, of the truth of Christianity.
We need to see how the reality of imperfection turns up in the saints of Scripture and how they handled it.
In order to be acclaimed Messiah and Lord, the Son of God had to come, defeat the enemy, and lead his people out of bondage in triumph over sin and Satan and death. And that he did on Good Friday and Easter.
You can learn more from a book if you stop and ask it questions than if you just read it passively. That includes the Bible too.
Every strength is vulnerable to its corresponding weakness. Therefore we need each other's different strengths
Jesus' love for his people is wonderfully durable, distinct, and deep.