The powers ordered by God in Christ become rebellious.
Many Bible readers have been captivated by the imagery of the “armor of God” in Ephesians 6. However, the big question is “What are the powers referred to in the passage?”
The “Priestly Prayer” in Numbers 6 is actually God’s blessing upon the people God has called by name.
What are we actually celebrating at Pentecost? Is it not the birth of the spiritual Body of Christ?
Yesterday was Ascension Day, traditionally celebrated on the 40th day of the Easter season. Luke is the only Gospel writer who gives the actual story of Jesus’ Ascension into heaven. Luke’s Gospel is also the only one that has a sequel, which we know as the book of Acts. Acts chapter 1 begins with a … Continue reading Authority, Power, and Witness
What Leviticus 25-26 teaches us about restoring sabbaths to the land.
I am participating in a community group currently studying the book of Leviticus. Much of Leviticus deals with the question, “What does it mean to come as a people, as a community, into the presence of the Almighty God?”
I’m coming back to Psalm 16 this week. This psalm challenges me with a fundamental question which becomes more obvious and pointed in hard times like this pandemic: What are we depending on?
For churches which follow the church calendar, this coming Sunday is the Second Sunday of Easter. Easter is not so much a one-day celebration of the resurrection of Jesus as it is a season to reflect on the meaning of the Resurrection for our lives. After seven Sundays of the Easter season comes the day … Continue reading The New Era of Resurrection