The Resurrection

On the third day he rose again   Having now addressed Jesus as the eternal Son of God who became flesh and was crucified for our sins, we now come to His resurrection. For Jesus’ first disciples, this event was significant enough to shift their weekly worship from Saturday (the Sabbath Day) to Sunday (which …

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Joy in Christ

To Die Is Gain | Philippians 1:21

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. Philippians 1:21 (ESV)   Having studied the immediate passage containing verse 21, we have embarked upon a two-part excursus into mining out the meanings of that verse’s two phrases. Thus, in our previous study, we attempted to explain and apply Paul’s idea that …

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Good Works | Sound Doctrine

The Hope of Eternal Life | Titus 1:2-4

in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began and at the proper time manifested in his word through the preaching with which I have been entrusted by the command of God our Savior; To Titus, my true child in a common faith: grace and peace from God the …

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A Blessing for All the Earth | Day 4

I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed. (Genesis 12:3) Though sin entered the world through Adam and Eve, God did not forsake humanity; in fact, He promised that the offspring of woman would come as …

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A Shattered Hope | Day 2

Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the LORD.” (Genesis 4:1) Though the world is ravished by sin, God’s promise of woman’s offspring being the Serpent-Crusher gave hope to humanity. Here Eve displays her hope in God’s promise after giving …

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