• Christ’s Descent into Hell

    Matthew 27:45–46

    Sin against an infinite being demands an infinite punishment in hell. In a few hours, Jesus suffered and exhausted the infinite punishment that impenitent people cannot exhaust even after an eternity in hell. He could do this because, in His ...Read More

  • Abraham’s One Offspring

    Galatians 3:15–16

    Today’s passage reminds us that we receive the promised blessing of God not by genetics but through personal trust in the Messiah. Thus, the true children of Abraham are those who have faith — whether Jew or Gentile. In this ...Read More

  • Accepting the Atonement of the Cross

    Make this declaration: “Heavenly Father, I accept without reservation the supernatural atonement of Jesus Christ on the cross.”Read More

  • Are You Open to Correction?

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  • Arrested Under the Cover of Night

    Mark 14:43–49

    Isaiah 53:12 prophesies that the Messiah would be “numbered with the transgressors,” treated as if He were a sinner even though He would have no sin of His own. This numbering began when Jesus was arrested as if He were ...Read More

  • Better Promises for a Better Covenant

    Hebrews 8:6–7

    Christ Jesus is the central figure of human history. The old covenant saints looked forward to His work, benefiting from His ministry under the old covenant types and shadows. We look back to Christ’s work, benefiting from His ministry through ...Read More

  • Better than the Angels

    Hebrews 1:5–6

    It is not too uncommon to see greeting cards and sentimental memorabilia extolling the virtues of angels. Certainly, it is good to respect the angels and all that God has them do for His people (Heb. 1:14). Yet, in following ...Read More

  • Boasting in the Cross

    Galatians 6:13–14

    John Chrysostom comments on today’s passage: “By ‘world’ he means not heaven nor earth but the affairs of life, human praise, distinguished positions, reputation, wealth and all things that have a show of splendor. All such things are dead to ...Read More

  • Canceling Our Debt

    Colossians 2:13-14

    That God no longer regards us as guilty, because of our union with Christ, does not mean that He has overlooked our sin, for He has judged it in the flesh of His Son, whose perfect righteousness is credited to ...Read More

  • The Centurion’s Confession

    Mark 15:35–39

    Dr. R.C. Sproul says in His commentary Mark that the centurion was “the first to realize that something of cosmic significance was happening that afternoon outside Jerusalem.” The centurion was among those most unlikely to recognize Jesus and yet ...Read More

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