David's desire to build a suitable house for God is met with a prophecy from Nathan which reveals that God already has his own plans for a house and for David's royal line which is Christ and the Church.
The light of Christmas allows us to see things as they really are, to appreciate truth and beauty, and to be freed from sin and death.
The book of Daniel contains some of the best as well as the least known parts of the Bible and has much to teach us about how we should relate to the world we live in today.
In Christ our human nature has been redeemed, we are restored in fellowship with God, and we have received a calling and purpose. We find everlasting joy in our relationship with the King.
In a time of restlessness and anxiety in the world, the gift of God has come to us in the Lord Jesus, bringing peace and joy.
Universal dominion is given to the Son of Man who ushers the saints of the Most High into an everlasting kingdom.
To fall from grace is to turn back from the gospel we have understood and to start depending on some human effort to be the basis of our acceptance before God.
We celebrate the bright Morning Star, the coming of Messiah, who will bring peace, rule with justice, and spread the knowledge of the Lord to the whole earth.
Jonah's vision for ministry was at odds with Gods vision. As with all rebellion, Jonah's problem with God's call was moral, not intellectual. It is embracing the word and purpose of God that brings life and peace.
All wickedness will be eradicated by the wisdom and Spirit of God. The kingship of Jesus breaks into history, transforming and restoring everything fallen.
It was with finality and authorty that God spoke to us by His Son. Old Testament prophecy culminated with the birth of a child who changed everything. With Christ's cradle, grave and resurrection everything is being recreated.