While the cross of Christ is a stumbling block to our self-righteousness and an offense to our rationalism, this is where God has chosen to reveal His power and wisdom.
Revelation 2:12-17 | To the Church in Pergamum: Part 2 | 016
Many say Balaam was a prophet, but this was not so. Balaam was no prophet. At least, not a prophet of Yahweh.
Revelation 2:12-17 | To the Church in Pergamum: Part 1 | 015
Jesus has a mighty weapon which is the weapon of His warfare, the sword of His mouth, the very Word of God.
Revelation 2:1-7 | To the Church in Ephesus | 013
ohn begins transcribing this first letter from Jesus to the Church of Ephesus, the Ephesians, his home congregation. In this letter, out of all seven letters, is contained the highest praise and the lightest rebuke.
Revelation 2-3 | Seven Letters to Seven Churches | 012
My email was once hacked and read, then used to send emails to contacts in my address book.
Revelation 1:10-20 | What Kind of God Is This? Part 3 | 011
Finally, we draw near the end of this three-part article on Revelation 1:10-20.
Revelation 1:10-20 | What Kind of God Is This? Part 2 | 010
The white hair of Jesus’ head teaches us that the Gospel is an ancient mystery.
Revelation 1:10-20 | What Kind of God Is This? Part 1 | 009
John had heard Jesus’ voice countless times and seen Him every day over the course of three years, and yet nothing could have prepared him for what he was about to witness.
Revelation 1:5b-8 | God's Calling, Our Response | 006
Last week we talked about what happens when the Triune God shows up, and how we practice this every week in Sunday worship with the Trinitarian invocation, “In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.”
Ten Thoughts on Law & Gospel from Gerhard Forde
Try not to let your head explode. Here’s a little “devotional” for you; some thoughts on Law and Gospel from Gerhard Forde. Drink deep, drink full. These are rich streams of thought.
The "Matrix" Moment
Have you ever watched The Matrix? Crazy movie, right? The thing that continually keeps reminding me of that movie is the last thing you’d probably think of, even though the movie is rife with motifs, themes, and analogies of it.