Our confession is our call to war. It's our warcry. When we confess the faith (especially corporately), it's a cosmic act of defiance and a declaration of war against Satan and all the forces of evil.
Jesus reveals his glory on a mountain to three disciples. God even speaks from Heaven with an audible command. But it isn't what you might expect.
From eternity past unto eternity future, the miracle of salvation has been from God, for God, through God, and ultimately, to God.
God's wonderful plan of salvation for his people was purposed and set on course by God himself before creation; a plan that was to be accomplished by sending his Son, Jesus.
There is coming a time when professing believers will either jump ship or bind themselves to the hull, come what may.
"Predestination": A word of comfort for many. But for many others, divisive and confusing words. Why does Paul begin his letter to the Ephesians with such a "divisive" doctrine?
What's so surprising and wonderful about Paul's opening statement to Ephesian believers? Why is his blessing of "grace and peace" so earth-shattering?
When Easter Means Nothing With Easter Sunday now behind us for yet another year, I fear that for many Christians, we still miss the glorious point of Jesus' resurrection. The Lord Jesus did not rise from the dead to merely give you life-after-death in some spiritualized, disembodied, "when-I-die-hallelujah-by-and-by-I'll-fly-away"-type experience. No, the point of the resurrection … Continue reading Missing the Point of the Resurrection: The need to reclaim the resurrection of the body OR Why “I’ll Fly Away” reveals our warped eschatology
I recently finished up a Bible study with our college and career class at church through the New Testament book of Ephesians, Paul's letter to the Christians at Ephesus. Unfortunately, I didn't discover the perfect title for a series through Ephesians until the very last lesson. That's because the phrase I am using for the title … Continue reading Love Incorruptible:The Book of Ephesians- Part 1
It seems that Roth has caught his stride in the "torture porn" world. As our culture becomes further and further desensitized to nearly anything and everything, Roth is unafraid to push further and further to achieve that "shock factor."