Preorder My Advent Devotional & Help Fund Our Adoption

October means that the season of Advent is just around the corner! As a way to fundraise for our adoption process from my wife's home country of Colombia, we are selling an Advent devotional written by me and designed by Tiff. If you would like to purchase one or more books, please fill out the …

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The Lord Said to My Lord | Mark 12:35-44

And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared,             “‘The Lord said to my Lord,            “Sit at my right hand,                        until I put your enemies under your feet.”’             David himself calls him Lord. …

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Prince of Peace | Isaiah 9:6

and his name shall be calledWonderful Counselor,Mighty God,Everlasting Father,Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 ESV For the Hebrews, peace encompassed more than just the absence of war and strife. Peace was the state of perfect existence, the world as it was meant to be. Peace is what we were made for, the nagging feeling in our …

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Gifts, God, & Our Desperate Struggle Against Time

Although I read N. D. Wilson’s Death by Living back in 2017, I have regularly visited certain passages and chapters ever since. The following is one such quotation: Our futile struggle in time is courtesy of God’s excessive giving. Sunset after sunset make it hard to remember and hold just one. Smell after smell. Laugh …

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Everlasting Father | Isaiah 9:6

and his name shall be calledWonderful Counselor,Mighty God,Everlasting Father,Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 ESV The third title that is given here in Isaiah 9:6 for the Christ is a rather interesting one: Everlasting Father. With the full revelation of Scripture now before us, we know that our great God is triune, three persons yet one …

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Mighty God | Isaiah 9:6

and his name shall be calledWonderful Counselor,Mighty God,Everlasting Father,Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 ESV As we continue our Advent meditations upon the four names given to the Christ in Isaiah 9:6, we come to the second title: Mighty God. The Christ is not only Wisdom made flesh; He is also a king of might. This …

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Wonderful Counselor | Isaiah 9:6

and his name shall be calledWonderful Counselor,Mighty God,Everlasting Father,Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 ESV Although back in 2018 I preached an Advent sermon over Isaiah 9:1-7, I am turning there again for this Advent season. More specifically, I am focusing upon only verse 6, and even more narrowly, we will be meditating upon the four …

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The Incarnate Son

Seed of woman, long foretold,Babe of heaven, come behold.Mighty God, in manger’s restShepherd King, both did bless.Son of laughter, sacrificed.Spotless Lamb, our ransom’s price.Lord of lords, confess Him now.Prince of peace, before Him bow.Life everlasting, proclaim to all!Jesus Christ, upon Him fall.

The King Has Come

The Creator became a creature. The Potter, a jar of clay. The Infinite, an infant. The Author entered His story. The King left His glory. The Light walked in darkness. Rejoice, for the King has come! Stand firm, for the King will come again! 

The Light of the Glory of God | Revelation 21:22-27

And I saw no temple in the city, for its temple is the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb. And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb. By its light will the nations walk, …

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