• Eternal Punishment

    Romans 2:6–11

    Eternal punishment is a sobering reality. All who stand before God on judgment day on the basis of their own works will find themselves under eternal condemnation. The people around us who do not know Christ are on their way ...Read More

  • The Glorious Return of Christ

    Acts 1:6–11

    We do not know exactly when Jesus will return, but we do know that it could be at any moment. Every breath we take could possibly be the last one we breathe before Jesus returns. Knowing the imminence of Christ’s ...Read More

  • The Millennial Reign of Christ

    Revelation 20:1–6

    Given the disagreements over the millennium in church history, it is wise to hold our millennial views with humility. We should not divide with others who affirm the present reign of Christ over His kingdom if they differ with us ...Read More

  • The Resurrection of Our Bodies

    Romans 8:11

    People may claim that death is just part of the natural order, but their endeavors to delay or even prevent their own deaths prove otherwise. Sinners are looking to escape death, but the only way to do so is through ...Read More

  • Death and the Intermediate State

    Philippians 1:21–23

    Orthodox Christian doctrine has never embraced the doctrine of soul sleep, which says death puts us in a state of unconsciousness. When people die, their consciousness continues, either in blessedness or condemnation as we wait for the final resurrection. That ...Read More

  • Seeing God as He Is

    1 John 3:2

    What could possibly be better than seeing God face-to-face? Since He is the source of all that is good, true, and beautiful, to see the Lord face-to-face is to see goodness itself, truth itself, and beauty itself. No longer will ...Read More

  • The Coming Knowledge of God’s Glory

    Habakkuk 2:14

    In the time between Christ’s first and second advents, the Lord is spreading the knowledge of His glory through the work of the church to disciple all peoples. We are engaged in the greatest work possible and are used by ...Read More

  • Ascribing Glory to God

    1 Chronicles 16:28–34

    We do not design worship for unbelievers but for the glory of God and the edification of His people. However, reverent worship in which we ascribe glory to God will be a testimony to unbelievers of the glory of God. ...Read More

  • The Church as the Glory of God

    John 17:22

    John Calvin writes, “No one ought to be reckoned among the disciples of Christ, unless we perceive the glory of God impressed on him, as with a seal, by the likeness of Christ.” Do you want to know if you ...Read More

  • Christ the Glory of God

    Hebrews 1:3

    Today, we see something of God’s glory by faith as we trust in Jesus. One day we will see this glory in its fullest sense, insofar as we are able as creatures to see His glory, for on that day ...Read More

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