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.
In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Carolyn Moore explains the subversive nature of Jesus' life and ministry.
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.
There are some hints within Scripture that tell us something about why Christ’s execution is different from the others throughout human history.
Conflict may lie at the heart of other theories on creation. But our story is different. Our plotline emerges from and for loving relationships. We come from and for communion.
As we grow, we should be able to handle more significant challenges. And as we face them, we should find it easier and easier to overcome them.
As Christians have reflected on Hebrews 1:8-9, they have seen a glimpse of the divinity of Jesus, just as we also see a glimpse of his humanity.