The gods were personified sources of power that reflected the breadth of humanity, including its best and more often its worst attributes.
When sin rules in human affairs, God’s justice is not to be found—which is why he stepped in to make things right.
God will not allow us to bask in some warm, fuzzy glow that does not face reality. If we choose to live without God, his shalom is an impossibility.
We are well-connected to God: we all have the Father, the Son, and the Spirit dwelling within us.
God approves of Jesus, and we should follow after him. This power assists us to carry out God’s purpose and mission in the world.
The one who is beyond sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste has emptied Himself in his transcendence in one person of his triune being, the one who is called the Son.
There is nothing more destructive to personal relations than distrust, and the ancient Serpent tries to sow this distrust in Christians.
Christians can choose to receive what God offers, so that there can be in our lives reflections of the very nature of God.
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.