When There’s Strife, There’s Self: In Pursuit of Radical Humility
Even in the setting of the fellowship of believers, "spiritual" can turn to "selfish" in a heartbeat.
The Power of Position: Rising Above the Frustrations of Life
We have rituals, habits, tricks, routines, formulas, and all sorts of other means to influence a situation. That’s because we feel out of control, and we’re desperate to have some semblance of mastery over our circumstances.
Living the letters: Colossians
May everything good from God our Father be yours!
The Person of Christ
What does the New Testament teach about Jesus Christ? Distinguished Princeton professor, B.B. Warfield, walks us through the Scriptures highlighting the amazing character and work of this central figure of history.
Ephesians - Identify
It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for.
Our God-Breathed Bible
"All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching ..."
The Good News
I've got great news--I just saved a bundle on my car insurance. This pop-cultural punchline might just expose a real problem we have in our Christian sub-culture: we don't know what the good news is.
What's Your Name?
A name is important to one’s identity. And that’s why in the story of our fathers and mothers God keeps changing people’s names.
Exegetical Notes: 1 Timothy 2
Women Energized by Grace
Studying Mark's Gospel: Hypocrisy or Religiosity?
Religion had become hypocritical, sterile, and dead under the leadership of the Pharisees, and compromised with the world under the Sadducees. Let’s see what we can learn from Mark 7 as we turn to it now.
Studying Mark's Gospel: Beyond All Hope, Part 2
In the second half of Mark 5 find Jesus ministering to those who seemed beyond all hope. Let’s see what we can learn as we examine these peoples’ experiences as well as our own.
Studying Mark's Gospel: Rejection, Training, and Murder
After all the miracles in Mark 5, you’d think that these glorious events would continue on in chapter 6. From the beginning of the chapter we’ll see quite the opposite.
Studying Mark's Gospel: Compassion and Faith
In Mark, we can learn a lot about having a true heart of compassion, but also we also see how to deal with our faith being tested when the enemy tries to stop us.
Studying Mark's Gospel: Beginnings
The long awaited time had finally come: God, in the fullness of time, came to our world in the person of His Son.
Studying Mark's Gospel: The Kingdom Is Dawning
As we study this week, we will see an action-packed beginning to Jesus' ministry in the region of Galilee, and see that there is much we can learn from this as well.
Studying Mark's Gospel: Love, Legalism, and Lordship
Let’s turn to the lessons that this chapter teaches as we look at the love of Jesus, the legalism of the religious leaders, and Jesus’ ultimate lordship over the very things they accused Him of!
Studying Mark's Gospel: Preparing Our Heart’s Soil
How will you proactively seek to make the soil of your heart more receptive to His Word, beginning today?
Studying Mark's Gospel: Conflict, Mountaintops, Redefinition
Jesus addressed the heart of our need and the need of our heart to be right with God, not just leaning on external and empty ritual.
Studying Mark's Gospel: Growth and the Kingdom
After we examine the parables in Mark 4:26-41 during the first part of this study, we'll focusing on how these things relate to our own personal growth in Christ.