What we learn throughout the Bible is that God uses created things to impart grace and mercy in order to minister to our needs. In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Bob Stamps explains how the ultimate source of power for all of these means is the person of Jesus Christ himself.
I hear sermons. I read books. My knowledge grows and grows among the faithful until I know more about you than ever before. But I fail to notice that you are walking with me, that you have been not only trying to teach me but to have a relationship with me. I miss you after Easter, Lord.
Jesus’ death and resurrection achieves God’s ultimate victory over sin, brokenness, and injustice and opens an abundant future for all who trust in him. It also provides a grand reversal—the church, now as Israel, is supposed to "Go" out to all the nations. Read more from Brian Russell.
What is the good news of the resurrection, and what is its theological significance? In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Larry Wood addresses three fruits of the resurrection, and shares how we can know that Jesus Christ was indeed raised from the dead.
Let’s pretend for a moment that we knew the day we were going to die. What would we spend our time doing the night before? In today's post, Jake Andrews shares insights into the heart of Jesus from 3 things he asked for on his final night.
Contrary to popular notions about disembodied eternal existence, the Christian hope is grounded in Jesus Christ’s resurrection, which is a foreshadowing of what the church will share in as well. Watch Matt O'Reilly in this Seven Minute Seminary explain the Christian afterlife.
On Palm Sunday the church celebrates the triumphal entry of Jesus the Christ into Jerusalem, a week before his death and resurrection. Read today's article for a brief overview of the day's significance, along with some additional Scripture and a traditional troparian reading.
What is that good news which Christians cling to so tightly? In today's article, Cole Bodkin reviews Simply Good News by N. T. Wright, challenging what we think we know about Jesus and the gospel, and leading us into a deeper appreciation for God's salvific work. This is quintessential Wright, and a great launching point into his work.
How should we understand grace, and how does this relate to the person of Jesus Christ? In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Robert Stamps explains how grace is best understood as an encounter with the person of Jesus Christ, who bids us to practice faith and enter the means of grace.
In his new book, The Gospel of Jesus, Ben Witherington III gets behind the canonical Gospels and offers us a historical recreation that reveal the single, linear story of Jesus life. His hope is that we might see Jesus more clearly, love him for dearly, and follow him more nearly—even if for the first time.