"Jesus [prayed]... that we would be sanctified in [the world] by the Word of God."
"How we act is in some way a reflection of what we believe."
How will his disciples engage him, what will he do with them, and what purpose does it all serve?
Jesus now lives and reigns at the right hand of the Father, still bearing...the marks of his suffering and death.
Jesus...faithfully fulfills his priestly ministry—right up until the moment he becomes the sacrifice.
The wonder of John's Gospel is that this unknown and inaccessible deity has drawn near in the person and work of Jesus..
"The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working."
"When we fix our eyes on Jesus, we see a variety of emotions that perfectly reflect his Father."
"Narrow reading makes the world itself narrow. Broad reading reminds us that the world is enormous."
"We can rediscover the Holy Spirit as he strides across the pages of the Bible."
God will sustain us...all the way home.
...the Radicals are the victors.
...it is possible to know the truth: about God, about this world, even about yourself.
A creed or confession is more than a statement of faith...
In Jesus, God has retold all our stories.
Popular culture has helped shape our conceptions of heaven.
Substitution is at the heart of the story of God's people. Rather than staying removed the Creator became one of us.
The Christian church has been waiting for the return of Christ longer than Israel waited for his first appearing.
The Jesus we all like is mostly a projection of our own desires and needs.
‘For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind’ (Hosea 8:7).
Bone tired. New parents know the feeling. So do harried executives. And seniors during finals week.
Who were your most formative influences in life? What experiences have made you into the person you are today?