June 1, 2014
Assured of his own blood-bought inheritance in heaven, Peter exhorts us with these words regarding our inheritance in Christ: “Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and even though you do not see Him now, you believe in Him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy…” (1 Peter 1:8)
April 20, 2014
The implications of Jesus’ resurrection are numerous. Our Lord’s rising from the dead declares that He is indeed God and all that He claimed to be. However, if Christ did not rise from the dead, the ramifications are stark, bleak, and hopeless.
November 10, 2013
When Jesus was delivering the Sermon on the Mount, He eventually came to the topic of treasure. In Matthew 6:19-21 He declares: “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven…”
October 27, 2013
A bucket list is typically a list of things someone wants to do or accomplish before they die. One thing is for certain in this life, we are all going to die someday. What is less certain is how we will spend eternity.
January 27, 2013
While scholars have long debated whether the story of the rich man (Dives in the Latin) and Lazarus is a parable or not, we know that Jesus is speaking truth to all who will have ears to hear.
December 30, 2012
We humans spend our lives in the relentless pursuit of happiness. This is not necessarily a bad thing, and it’s even a mindset that is supported by scripture.
December 2, 2012
We know from the Scriptures, that before His birth in a lowly manger in Bethlehem, Jesus, God the Son, dwelt in preeminent glory and supremacy.
November 4, 2012
Peter begins his first letter with words that reveal the Trinity as well as any written. He describes the collaborative, sovereign, and powerful role of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in our new birth, transformational process, and future glory, reminding us we are strangers here but not where we’re going. And then he reminds us that our walks of […]
October 28, 2012
Paul writes the church in Corinth what is actually his fourth letter with the goal of encouraging this flock to lift their eyes off their suffering and onto all that is to come.