Christians can choose to receive what God offers, so that there can be in our lives reflections of the very nature of God.
Not every Spirit-empowered leader will look the same way, but there are some principles that can be observed about how the Holy Spirit empowers leaders.
God does make our paths straight, but He often does it through what seems like a lot of crooked lines.
The cross turned everything upside down. God redeemed the world not through a top-down display of force and power, but by entering into the suffering and pain of the world.
What is salvation? Through Jesus’ sacrificial death and victorious resurrection, we are reconciled with God and rescued from destruction.
Those who have gone before us are already in heaven in festive assembly. They are worshipping God and the Lamb with their sins forgiven.
Sometimes God grants victory over our enemies, but our task is to have faith even if his will is different for us.
Jesus' birth will gave rise to rumors of the kind that travel faster than a brushfire. Two realities, laid side by side: Royal birth. Royal scandal.
God’s final salvation is about renewing the entire physical cosmos as we know it. It involves a bodily resurrection—just like that of Jesus.
The cross reminds us that our sin is serious. It is so ugly that God would have to die to make it beautiful. But the Jesus chapter doesn’t end there.