"I have tried drugs and a little of everything else, and there is nothing in the world more soul-satisfying than having the kingdom of God building inside you and growing." - Johnny Cash When we read through Matthew's Gospel, it is unmistakable that the Kingdom of God has an incredible significance in his account of … Continue reading The Person of Jesus and the Kingdom of God in Matthew
"For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures" 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 Not without good reason, the phrase "gospel-centered" has become a prominent feature in the latest slew of … Continue reading What is a gospel-centered life?
Deuteronomy 18:15-22 The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers—it is to him you shall listen— just as you desired of the Lord your God at Horeb on the day of the assembly, when you said, ‘Let me not hear again the voice of the Lord my God or see this … Continue reading 5 Helpful Texts on Biblical Inspiration
I recall so clearly sitting in the room for one of my very first seminary classes when the professor walked in and asked us to turn to Psalm 1. Every day, we paused to pray a Psalm just as we did this day. Psalm 1, however, remains locked in my heart and mind like no … Continue reading PSALM 1: A Blueprint
“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may … Continue reading “You are the light of the world”