The Bible reminds Christians that they are sojourners, or pilgrims, in this world. Being a pilgrim is a result of being a follower of Christ. Like Christ, Christians must learn to face suffering (Peter 2:21). This article shows how Christians can follow in Christ's footsteps by submitting to suffering without being vengeful.
The Bible reminds Christians that they are sojourners, or pilgrims, in this world. What makes them pilgrims? They are pilgrims because they are aware of the end. They know that this world will come to an end in order to fulfill God’s purpose for His church. The awareness of this end shapes the way Christians live their lives in this world as they journey toward the eternal city.
The Bible reminds Christians that they are sojourners, or pilgrims, in this world. How can Christians travel on this journey? Pilgrims depend on the preached word of God as their food, as is stated in 1 Peter 2:2. Looking at the analogy of milk, the author discusses the characteristics of this preaching.
The Bible reminds Christians that they are strangers and pilgrims in this world. As pilgrims, Christians will face persecution. This article shows that this persecution comes first of all because it is God’s will. Persecution can also be a comfort to God's child, since Christians are persecuted for Christ's sake. Christians can be assured of God's protection throughout persecution.
The Bible reminds Christians that they are strangers and pilgrims in this world. Why is this so? This article names God’s election as the cause of this. By electing individuals, God has prepared heaven for them. Therefore, the daily life of a Christian is filled with hope and an eager desire to be home.
Living in the last days is about knowing how to live as God's people. Looking at the tension Christians are called to live in, the tensions as a result of being citizens of heaven and this earth, living with the risen Christ and being in Him while facing sin and death, this article shows that Christian are called to live in this tension as people of the wilderness an pilgrims. Read on