It is possible to work so hard at studying the Word that we miss the primary apostolic application of Scripture, that it is to work and have an affect in us.
The duties of pastors are not limited to the Lord's Day, but include the day-to-day loving and caring for the souls of God's people.
The sexual ethics of our culture is primarily a theological issue, for when God is replaced by a "New God" this makes nearly all things permissible.
The Apostle Paul displays what it looks like when the joy of Jesus is within us.
Paul encourages the persecuted church by reminding them of the profound realities of their participation in Christ and his coming again in glory.