Second Peter 1:1-4 contains the startling statements that Jesus is God, God has given Christians everything necessary for godly living, and we share in his divine nature.
According to Ephesians 6:1-4, children are to obey “in the Lord” and parents are to nurture children in the instruction “of the Lord.” That is, the gospel is at the center of Spirit-filled family relationships.
Although some adults tried to keep children away from Jesus, he welcomed them in Mark 10:13-16 as models of how to enter the kingdom of God.
In 1 Corinthians 7, Paul reminds us that life is full of transitions from one state to another, for example, from unmarried to married to widowed to remarried. Therefore, we need to hold everything lightly, knowing that only one thing remains.
According to Ephesians 5:25-33, Christ’s death not only revealed the meaning of marriage, but also calls husbands to follow Christ by laying down their lives for their wives each day.
In order to understand marriage, we need to go back to the creation of the woman in Genesis 2:18-25.
Because some preachers were saying that God’s grace permits Christians to practice immorality, Jude urged us to avoid their error by keeping ourselves in the love of God.
In 3 John, there is a sharp contrast between one church member who loved Christ and his missionaries and another who loved to be first.