We have to understand that crisis and process are both important for good Christian maturity. We need both the crisis events and the ongoing process.
One way of thinking about the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament is to examine every mention of the Holy Spirit and try to understand what we can learn about the Spirit.
Sacred memory serves as a light to sustain us even in the darkest moments of our lives.
Worship the Lord for his faithful and steadfast love that creates, saves, and sustains.
Faithfulness is rooted in a prayerful devotion to God’s Word.
God has spoken to us in the person of Jesus Christ, and God still speaks through the revelation of his word in the Bible.
The life, death, and resurrection of Jesus reenact and fulfill the Old Testament story.
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.