Christ has set the believer free but more often than not, Christians are uptight, inflexible, inhibited, cautious, and living like slaves. Why? Legalism.
With the exception of the Gospels, Acts, and Revelation, the New Testament is epistle. This literary type is important to understand because we derive most of our biblical doctrine from the epistles and they decipher much of the Old Testament.
In Paul’s first letter to Timothy, he instructs his mentee to train himself to be godly. Pastor Chuck Swindoll examines how Christians should train, and what it looks like to grow in Christlikeness.