• 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

  • Christ’s Desire for Us

    John 17:24

    We must beware of an inappropriately man-centered theology that says God does what He does merely for our sake. And yet, we must also beware of a theology that misconstrues God-centeredness to mean that we are of low importance to ...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

  • Eating Breakfast with Jesus

    John 21:9–14

    We have become so accustomed to the story of Jesus that it is easy for us to miss the awe that the disciples no doubt felt in the presence of the resurrected Lord. Indeed, we should not let our familiarity ...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

  • Jesus Prays to be Glorified

    John 17:4–5

    Returning to the presence of God, Christ had to be glorified in His humanity in order to dwell before God’s face as the incarnate Mediator (John 17:5). His humanity had to participate in glory in order to see God in ...Read More

  • Obtaining the Glory of Christ

    2 Thessalonians 2:13–14

    We will obtain the glory of Christ in that we will share in His glorified body, bearing His image fully in perfected, glorified bodies (1 Cor. 15:49). In turn, this will redound to the glory of God, for we are ...Read More

  • The One to Whom We Speak

    Exodus 15:11

    When we approach God in prayer, we are approaching One who is our friend but also our Lord and Master. He is friendly and kind toward us, but we take our commands from Him, not He from us. When we ...Read More

  • Whom Our Sin Offends

    Psalm 51:4

    We are often quick to feel bad about hurting other people when we sin against them. How quick are we, however, to feel sorrow for sinning against God when we have sinned against others? If we must apologize to another ...Read More