October 6, 2019
For by Him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities–all things were created through Him and for Him. And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.
September 22, 2019
The Gospel, the Good News wrought from Jesus’ dying and rising, is the bedrock foundation of our faith regarding both salvation and sanctification–the event and the process–of being made His and being conformed into His image.
December 23, 2018
Have you made room for Christ in your own heart and life? Have you received or rejected this One who came to rescue you from sin and death? Therefore hear this all you spiritual orphans: God has made room for you even if you’ve not yet made room for Him!
December 16, 2018
The full impact of God giving us His Son is headed towards our unending celebrations in New Jerusalem. What a Day that will be! 2 Corinthians 9:15 sums it up well: “Praise God for this incredible, unbelievable, indescribable Gift!” Gloria in excelsis Deo!
November 4, 2018
God’s Word is never old fashioned or culturally irrelevant. It’s always spot on and it often reveals where we’re way off. That’s not only true now, but also down through the ages…
January 28, 2018
With respect to the Scriptures, no one writes more about love than John. In the person of Jesus, the love of God came down. And through God’s people it needs to go forth. That’s what John says over and over again. It would seem he really means it…
December 24, 2017
Many suppose Jesus was poor because He was born in a stable and His first bassinet was a feeding trough. But remember, Joseph was a carpenter and would’ve been earning a fair day’s wage. Jesus was born in a stable because the inn was full, not because Joseph and Mary couldn’t afford the room fee. The One who owned the cattle on a thousand hills chose to be born in a cattle barn.
December 17, 2017
God the Son became the Son of Man, and remains fully God and fully man. Jesus is His name! His birth was announced by an extraordinary choir of angels to ordinary shepherds keeping watch over their flocks by night. While the Holy Spirit brought forth Jesus’ extraordinary conception, it happened with an ordinary Jewish virgin named Mary…
December 10, 2017
God the Son, our Maker and Creator, came on a mission of redemption. His vision for us wasn’t one of condemnation or destruction, His was one of rescuing, reclaiming, and remaking! The purpose of incarnation clearly was redemption!
June 25, 2017
Why would God the Son become a man? Atonement for our sins, according to the law, required the sacrifice of a Lamb without spot or blemish. Jesus was that Lamb.