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Atonement
February 25, 2018

Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice

Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice

Soon after he became king of Israel, Saul demonstrated his spiritual ineptitude for leading God’s people. His impatience with God coupled with his natural instincts caused him to justify his direct obedience to God’s commands. Like Saul, the excuses we make to keep us from total obedience to God reveal the root causes of our […]

March 19, 2017

The Loving Husband

The Loving Husband

The specific role that husbands are commanded to play in marriage is the role of “lead lover.” The way that husbands are commanded to lovingly lead their home is through a sacrifice of love that is modeled on the sacrificial love of Christ himself. When we understand what the love of Christ achieved for the […]

October 16, 2016

The Son Our Redeemer

The Son Our Redeemer

The blessings of God’s grace to us are further revealed by the work of the Son of God on our behalf. He redeemed us at great cost, but also gave us great insight into the mystery of God’s eternal plan. Even now he allows us to enjoy the glory of the completed plan because of […]

March 20, 2016

The Achievement of the Cross

The Achievement of the Cross

What can we learn by studying the unique contribution the Fourth Gospel adds to the story of the crucifixion of Jesus? By focusing on this Gospel’s distinctive features, we are directed toward three of the many accomplishments of the cross. At this hour of glory Jesus is finally and absolutely declared to be the King for […]

November 15, 2015

Futile Resistance

Futile Resistance

The raising of Lazarus from the dead angered the Pharisees and prompted them to look for a way to get Jesus killed. Why would they be so angered by the bringing back to life of a dead man? The answer to that question exposes the heart of their unbelief, but also paves the way for […]

August 30, 2015

How to Know Who Jesus Is

How to Know Who Jesus Is

Throughout his life Jesus was often misunderstood, so much so that many people who though they knew him best found that they didn’t really know him at all. Even today many who assume they know Jesus are in danger of missing him altogether and will end up dying in their sins. But God is eager […]

April 5, 2015

After Death

After Death

We are all trying to beat death. Or at least we’re trying to fight it off as long as we can. Eventually we accept the fact that at best we can enjoy a relatively long life, but not an endless one. Or can we? One of the Bible’s most astounding promises is the promise of […]