fbpx
Jesus Christ the righteous

Jesus Christ the righteous

Jesus Christ the righteous In the first chapter of 1 John, John reminds his audience that the message he proclaims to them comes from first-hand experience.  He heard it, saw it, and touched it. The promise of eternal life from God the Father had come to earth in the...
Five Real Reasons for Jesus’ Advent

Five Real Reasons for Jesus’ Advent

Five Real Reasons for Jesus’ Advent Beloved, how much more can be said about God assuming humanity?  What could I, a creature, say of the Creator “sharing in human nature” (Phil 2:7; NET)?  The entire proposition is preposterous (me saying anything...
Why Advent?

Why Advent?

Why Advent? Why Advent?  I posed this question in a sermon I preached on the first Sunday of Advent and ask it now to you. In asking the question, I am not asking what Advent is, what one might do during Advent, or what is the purpose of Advent. I am asking why Advent...
The Greatness of God – Revisited

The Greatness of God – Revisited

The Greatness of God – Revisited I wrote this article four years ago in response to a conversation I had with my youngest daughter but as I read through it again this week its point took on new meaning. Many, right now are anxious and worried about the outcome...
What do you need most when treated worst?

What do you need most when treated worst?

What do you need most when treated worst? Beloved, What do you need most when treated worst? When you are degraded by people, demeaned by others, dismissed by society… what is your hope?  Where is your solution?What do you need to live well under such hard...