• The Hidden Messiah

    Matthew 16:20

    People today continue to expect the Messiah to be something He is not. Many think He approves of their sin when He is set against it. Others believe He has come primarily to bring a political form of salvation. However, ...Read More

  • Holiness Incarnate

    John 6:60–69

    Because He is the Holy One of Israel, Jesus can, through the power of His Holy Spirit, make us into His holy people. As we grow older, we should be seeing this work of holiness progress in our lives, as ...Read More

  • How God Must Be Worshiped

    John 4:23–24

    In his commentary John, Dr. R.C. Sproul writes that to worship God in spirit is “to come to Him with hearts filled with a sense of awe, reverence, and adoration.” True worship does not consist in merely going through ...Read More

  • How Not to Die in Sin

    John 8:21–30

    It is a sad thing to die alone, to die estranged from family, or to die entirely destitute. Worse still, however, is to die in our sins. If we die in our sins, our end will be judgment, but if ...Read More

  • Immanuel

    Matthew 1:22–25

    The fulfillment of prophecy in Jesus can only be understood if we first understand the meaning and application of the prophetic word for its original audience. In this case, Jesus fulfills or “fills up” the word of Isaiah because He, ...Read More

  • The Incarnation

    Philippians 2:5–11

    The incarnation is a deep mystery, for we cannot fully understand how God could take on our humanity without giving up any of His deity. We can, however, understand that the incarnation reveals God’s infinite love and grace. He did ...Read More

  • The Incarnation of the Son of God

    Philippians 2:7–8

    Advocates of a kenotic Christology say the Son of God set aside certain divine attributes when He became incarnate. Such is impossible, for then He would not be fully God and could not save us. John Calvin comments, “Christ, indeed, ...Read More

  • Jesus As Man

    Philippians 2:5–11

    The christological debates of the early church can be hard to keep track of, but there is one important conclusion from them that we can easily remember, namely, that Jesus’ humanity is as important to our salvation as His deity. ...Read More

  • Jesus the Christ

    Matthew 16:16

    When we refer to Jesus as the Christ, we are saying that He is our all-sufficient Prophet, Priest, and King. We trust in Him alone because He speaks God’s Word to us perfectly, provides final atonement for our sin, and ...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

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