• Why Faith?

    Ephesians 2:8–10

    In our justification, we are like beggars before God. All we present is an open hand, asking the Lord for His mercy and grace. Justifying faith is conscious that we deserve nothing but condemnation and does not try to make ...Read More

  • Christ Ascended

    Ephesians 4:9-10

    The ascension of Christ makes it possible for people all over the world to commune with Him both in His deity and His humanity. The whole Christ is present to us so that we can benefit from His humanity even ...Read More

  • Christ Resurrected

    1 Corinthians 15:20–22

    We understandably think readily of the cross when we consider the saving work of Christ because the atonement pays for our transgressions and cleanses us from sin. But Christ’s resurrection is equally important. Without His resurrection, Christ’s death would have ...Read More

  • Christ Our Prophet

    John 4:19

    History is filled with false prophets who deceived many people but were ultimately proven not to have a word from God. Christ, however, is the true Prophet whose Word is absolutely trustworthy and whose Word never fails to accomplish His ...Read More

  • Obedience In Baptism

    Matthew 3:13-15

    We are called to obey every command God has given us, but our obedience does not secure our salvation. Only the obedience of Christ can do that. Our obedience is a reflection of whether we are grateful for our Lord’s ...Read More

  • Jesus The Last Adam

    1 Corinthians 15:45

    Christ came not merely to restore us to what we were before Adam’s fall but to give us something better. As the last Adam, Christ restores what was lost and guarantees that we will never lose it again. He gives ...Read More

  • Ascension and Session

    Mark 16:19

    Christians are called to be good citizens who pay their taxes and pray for their political leaders (Rom. 13:1–7; 1 Tim. 2:1–2). But only One deserves unquestioned allegiance—Jesus Christ. Let us resolve in our hearts now that we will serve ...Read More

  • David’s Prophecy of Christ

    Mark 12:35–37

    The church’s confession that Jesus is both truly God and truly man goes right back to the self-understanding of the Lord Himself. He proclaimed His humanity and deity; therefore, so must we. We are not preaching the whole Christ unless ...Read More

  • True Bread from Heaven

    John 6:22–59

    The Lord’s Supper is a tangible reminder that Jesus is our life-giving bread from heaven. As we partake of the bread, we are reminded that just as we need physical bread to sustain our bodies, so we need Christ to ...Read More

  • The Purpose of Wisdom Literature

    Micah 5:1–9

    Scripture tells us again and again that God delights to humble those who have exalted themselves and exalt those who have humbled themselves. His choice of Bethlehem is an example of this principle. The Lord chose a small, overlooked town ...Read More

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