Is it intolerant to believe Jesus is God? If something is true, a person’s belief in that thing is not intolerant. Why is the truth that Jesus is God so important to defend, even at the risk of being thought intolerant? Consider: Jesus’s deity makes it possible for us to know God. His deity exalts […]
Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. Isaiah 60:1 NKJV Let your celebration glorify Jesus, the Christ, whose birthday we proclaim today. Merry Christmas!
The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son. John 1:14 The time of waiting and anticipation is over. Christ has arrived. During Advent, we lit the candles of hope, love, joy and […]
There are miracles. And there are miracles (Note 1). And then there is the Greatest Miracle Of All Time (GOAT / GMOAT), to wit: The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation. They say that God became Man. If the thing happened, it was the central event in the history of the Earth. If […]
An Advent reminder: Christmas is not just a nice holiday for cookies and get-togethers. It is a divine visitation necessary to deliver us from our spirtual captivity. To save us from ourselves, God sent Christ into enemy occupied territory on the greatest rescue mission ever launched. So that everyone who believes in Him will not […]
Peace One of names given in Old Testament prophecy to the coming Messiah is Prince of Peace. On this, the fourth Sunday of Advent, we examine this important aspect of God’s nature. For unto us a child is born; unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder. And He […]
For Christians, this is the the season of Advent. A time of joy and contemplation. A time of remembering Christ’s first coming and of looking forward to His return. Of what was, and what is to be. On the first and second Sunday of Advent we lit the candles of Hope and Peace. On this […]
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. Corinthians 13:13 Primary among the characteristics of God is love. God is love. Sending his only Son as a baby into the world two thousand years ago was the ultimate demonstration of His love for His creation: “For God […]