Advent is not just a remembrance of Christ’s arrival but also his return. The parable of the wise virgins reminds us to be prepared to wait and endure until he comes again.
Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
We approach this often misunderstood event in the Christmas story by looking at three topics related to the Wisemen's journey: their decision to go; a dangerous detour; and a different way home.
Michael Thiessen explains the place of marriage and sex in light of eternity, marriage as the living picture of Christ and the church, the relation between men and women, and the responsibility of parents in discipling their children to love and serve the Lord Jesus.
The Lord's prayer gives us some insight into the great privilege and power all believers possess when they pray.
The Lord's prayer gives us some insight into the great privilege and power all believer's possess when they pray.