Communion: The Faith We Embody

The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? 1 Corinthians 10:16 ESV Throughout his ministry in Geneva, John Calvin dealt with a group of Libertines who used the grace of Christ …

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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.

Did the Incarnation Change God?

While writing about the immutability of God, I entirely intended to address this question: Does Jesus becoming man mean that God changed, that He became mutable? My word count limit, however, came a lot faster than I realized, so I have decided to write a follow-up article addressing this question. Although my answer is a …

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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 Incarnation

who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary Our journey through the Apostles’ Creed brings us now into a multipart study of the life and work of Jesus, which, of course, begins at His birth. The virgin birth, which Lewis called the Grand Miracle, has long been given the rightful attention …

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The True Light | John 1:1-18

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light …

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Books Read in January

I've decided to take the 2017 Christian Reading Challenge... kind of. My aim is for the 52 books of the Committed Reader path, but I'm not fully implementing the various categories this year, just reading a book a week. So in an effort to give greater accountability, I plan to provide a list of the …

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Incarnation, Devotions, & Reading (Dec 23, 2016)

The Fullness of God Dwelled in a Womb An excellent devotional from Jared Wilson. 10 Ideas and 10 Tips for Family Devotions in 2017 Great thoughts! Less important than how you do family devotions is that you do family devotions. Dad, take responsibility for family devotions. Lead your family by leading them to the Word and leading them in …

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Introduction to Advent

Advent is the coming or arrival of an important person, and there is no better word for describing what the Christmas season should mean to Christians. We know, of course, that Jesus was not likely born on December 25; however, Christmas is our set time for celebrating and remembering the miraculous birth of Christ. As I hope …

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