• The Inadequacy of Joshua’s Rest

    Hebrews 4:6–10

    Everyone who trusts in Christ has already entered the perfect rest of God (Heb. 4:3), for in Jesus we rest from sin. Yet, we wait for that rest to be consummated in the new heavens and earth. We anticipate that ...Read More

  • The Christmas Letdown

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  • 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

  • Blessings of Repentance

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  • 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

  • God’s Glory in Salvation

    Romans 9:22–24

    When we take our salvation for granted, we take God’s glory for granted, and His mercy is obscured. But when we seek to understand the depth of our sin and the sheer mercy of God, we will gain a better ...Read More

  • The Glory of Divine Beauty

    Isaiah 28:5

    God has an inherent beauty of glory that cannot be shared with mere creatures. However, there is a beauty He bestows on His people, the beauty of Christ’s perfect righteousness that will vindicate us as God’s children and citizens of ...Read More

  • The Grace Of Perseverance And Glorification

    Philippians 1:6

    Knowing that God will keep us in grace inspires us to work out our salvation, obeying Him as evidence that He is indeed preserving us. And when we see someone apparently fall from grace, that is our cue to pray ...Read More

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