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7 Last Words of Jesus: Good Friday Reflections

When they came to the place called the Skull, there they…

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Was Jesus Just a Man?

There is a lot of confusion in the world about the person of…

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Christmas vs. The Emperor

In many circles, editorials and sermons on the true meaning…

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A Tale of Two Kings

Part of our Christmas story is a tale of two kings: one…

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The Weight of the World

In front of the International Building in Rockefeller…

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As the Father Sent Me, I Send You

What dynamic empowered the earliest church for mission? When…

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The Spirit-Baptized Life

What does the Spirit-baptized life look like? Jesus is the…

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Religion Is Not Enough

Matthew’s Gospel includes five discourse sections. The last…

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The Christ of the Gospels Lives in Us

Paul wrote about Christ living and working in us as…

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How Can There Be Three Persons in One Trinity?

How can we speak of more than one “person” within the…

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When Prophecies Don’t Happen

For various reasons, prophecies sometimes don’t happen.…

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Jesus’s Mission

Jesus declares that one of several aspects of his mission is…

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Understanting the Trinity

How can we speak of more than one “person” within the…

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Enemy Soldiers Torture and Mock Jesus in Matthew 27:27-34

Over six hundred Roman soldiers were staying at the Fortress…

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The Banquets of Two Kingdoms

Matthew’s narratives often concretely illustrate his…

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Jesus, the Living Word

Modern writers have proposed many valuable aspects of…

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How Can We Hear the Holy Spirit Accurately?

The Holy Spirit passes on Jesus’ words as clearly as Jesus…

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The Spirit as a Divine Person

Christians honor God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Yet we…

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Not Just What God Saved Us From

What usually gets our attention is that God delivers us out…

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The Holy Spirit Reveals Jesus to Us

Jesus had been telling his disciples that the Spirit would…

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The Fruit of the Spirit

At a time when many teachers and members of churches…

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Beholding His Glory

When John declares, “we beheld his glory” (John 1:14), he is…

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Building on the Rock

When Jesus knows that his disciples understand enough, he…

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This Is My Body: The Lord’s Supper

Read Mark 14:22-26 Verse 22 The head of the household…

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Knowing the Shepherd

Today as we seek to walk intimately with our Lord, we can…

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Creation as God’s Lavish Love

In its ordered, schematic way, Genesis 1 sketches God’s…

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My Lord and My God!

The following Bible background is for John 20:19-28 Verse…

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God Does Miracles Only When We Need Them

Matthew 14:13-21 The miracle of the “feeding of the five…

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Is Lying Ever Right?

Exodus 1:19-21 In the 2013 film, Return to the Hiding Place…

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Historical Evidence for the Existence of Jesus

Contrary to some circles on the Internet, very few scholars…

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What’s Holding You Back?

Shortly after returning home from World War II, a fellow…

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Perfectly Provided

A large Chicago company is one of the world’s largest…

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The Mention of His Name

“At the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven…

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Taking up Your Cross

A Question of Identity: Matthew 16:15. “Who do you say that…

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Exclusivism

I do not know whether you know this word, but it is an…

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The Pearl

People had walked over the desolate field hundreds of times,…

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Yes and Amen

Nestled in the opening strains of Paul’s second…

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What is Eternal Life?

Have you ever heard or ever been asked this question,…

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Immanuel: God with Us

Matthew 1:23; 23 “Behold, the virgin shall be with…

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Gift Wrapped

Suppose you were offered your choice of two gifts. One was…

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Why Did Christ Come?

How would you like to exchange life in an elegant palace,…

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The Indescribable Christ

Describe Jesus Christ. Call Him a teacher, a prophet, a good…

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Sacramental Moments

The Holy doesn’t just happen to religious people in…

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Mission Possible

When I ponder on all that the Scriptures say about the great…

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Down to Earth Christmas

“In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the…

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But How Could God Allow…?

Auschwitz. Just the mention of that place makes us shudder.…

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The True Meaning of Christmas

It seems that the whole world celebrates Christmas, even…

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Show Me!

The disciples knew for certain that Jesus was dead. The…

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Victim

Maria drummed her fingers on the steering wheel.…

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The Son Above

If you were to begin reading the Book of Hebrews with great…