Peter’s call to action is a call to renew our Hope and the pursuit of Holiness, both of which will be brought to perfection on the day of Christ’s return.
Isaiah 50 is one of four Servant Songs that proclaim the coming Messiah, the Christ, and announce ahead of time his sufferings and death.
Here the apostle Paul reminds the Thessalonians of the return of Christ and the coming judgment; giving them a word of warning, of comfort, and command.
The Apostle Paul invites us to consider the significance of the Word of God which the Thessalonians recognized immediately in Paul's preaching of the Gospel.
Christ's resurrection at Easter is the pivot upon which everything in the Christian faiths turns. We either reject the resurrection of Christ and remain blind to the truth or we believe and trust in Christ and are released from the power of sin and death.
Good Friday is a solemn day because it is the day when we look on Jesus as the crucified king, a day of punishment and suffering for our sins.
Paul addresses the false teachers in Corinth who were actually denying the resurrection of the dead.
Paul contrasts why one group of people sees the gospel as foolishness while another sees it as the power of God.
The Bible paints a stark picture of man's bleak condition in sin. Against this backdrop, we recognize the awesome riches of God's love, mercy and kindness in the gospel.
In Ephesians, Paul expounds the wonder of Christ's death, resurrection, and ascension, and then goes on to outline the implications of Gods reconciling work for the family, the church, and all creation.
God's Word upholds everything moment by moment. The total coherence and dependence of the creation refers us back to the Creator God.