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.
Advent is a time to join together with others to celebrate the coming of Christ’s birth.
When we first believe, Paul says, we are marked in Him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit. No caveat is in that statement.
Steve Seamands encourages us to ask the ascended Christ to send the Holy Spirit upon you so that you can join him in participating in his mission.
If Jesus Christ is now engaged in this high priestly work of intercession on our behalf and on behalf of the world, it stands to reason that we too will also find ourselves joining him in that work.
In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Steve Seamands encourages us to consider John Wesley as a model for how to responsibly welcome the ministry of the Holy Spirit among us.
All of the great themes and figures in the Old Testament are brought together and fulfilled through the life and work of the Suffering Servant.
In this Seven Minute Seminary video, James Swanson casts a vision for ministry in the pattern of the resurrected Jesus, who appeared to his disciples on the road to Emmaus.
In A Metrical Psalter: The Book of Psalms Set to Meter for Singing, Julie and Timothy Tennent have faithfully set the biblical text into poetical form in a beautiful hardback book—not writing new poetry about the Psalms, but following the exact text of the psalm as closely as possible.
Read this reflection on Lent as Evelyn Bence draws comparisons to Popeye, the Apostle Paul, and herself.