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People often think the Bible reads a tad more like a fairytale or a work of science fiction as opposed to a primary recording of historical events. Our new series invites you to step out of the fairytale and into a chronological journey with Paul beginning just 20 years after the resurrection of Jesus.
As Christians, we don't talk much about the Holy Spirit these days - at least not in a whole lot of detail - except during certain times or days of the year like Pentecost. For many churches around the world, the Holy Spirit is given the back seat, so to speak, with God the Father in the driver's seat and Jesus riding shotgun.
In the letter to the churches of Galatia, the Apostle Paul speaks to letting the Spirit work within the lives of the early Christian believers. Greater? Paul says that fruit grows as a result - speci cally fruit in the form of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control (Galatians 5:22-23).
We all have tough questions about faith, traditions and life. Many of us have been asked these questions by our children or friends, but we don't always know how to answer them. Things like "Is it OK to pray for specific things?", "Is Jesus the only way to God?"
Christianity is the story of Christ - who He was, what He taught and what He accomplished for humankind. It's a story that was proclaimed and explained by many during the first century, but none were more important than Paul, Peter, John and James.