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Kingdom of God
December 17, 2017

Faithfully Pursuing the True Riches

Faithfully Pursuing the True Riches

The Holy Spirit aims to produce the fruit of faithfulness in the life of Christians, leading them to view material possessions in a different light. Forsaking the constant appeal for temporal pleasure, the believer seeks to secure true riches though generosity, dependability, and a hope in a future reward that keeps him free of the […]

August 13, 2017

The Wonder-Working God

The Wonder-Working God

The account of the twelfth judge of Israel, Samson, begins uniquely by describing the angelic announcement of his coming birth. God is at work, preparing to raise up another deliverer for Israel who has now become content with enslavement to the Philistines. God’s promised deliverance is difficult to believe, but unless there is a surrender […]

November 27, 2016

Mastering the Mystery

Mastering the Mystery

After speaking about the reconciliation accomplished by the cross, Paul elaborates on the awesome rescue plan that God has now fully disclosed. He wants his readers to be more than acquainted with it. He wants them to master it, to be experts in it, and to be impressed by it. Only then will believers be […]

November 29, 2015

The Hour of Glory

The Hour of Glory

In the wake of Jesus’s astounding miracle in the previous chapter, John 12 describes for us Jesus’s hour of glory. As Jesus enters Jerusalem, a large crowd gathers to welcome him as their king. This time Jesus accepts their welcome, riding into Jerusalem in triumphant victory. But the triumphal entry takes a surprising turn when Jesus […]