Baptism gives expression to our faith that we are God's from head to toe.
God is about to change the course of all human history; the most important three decades in all of time are about to begin. And where is God? Occupying himself with two obscure, humble women—one old and barren, one young and virginal.
Hostility is the result of frustrated desire. But when God becomes our soul's satisfaction we turn from war-waging to peacemaking.
What will be the strongest witness in the last days?
Zeal for the glory of the Lord is zeal for the glory of his mercy or it isn't missionary zeal—and it isn't holy zeal.
It will take an infinite number of ages for God to be done glorifying the wealth of his grace to us. He will never be done.
Paul did not reinterpret the Scriptures. He only drew out what was taught in the Law and the Prophets.
The fight against lust is image against image. Don't just pray and wait and try to avoid. Actively put effort into seeing Jesus.
The answer is not simple. Some Biblical texts seem to say no. Others, yes.
How can I have peace or joy while living in a dangerous world?
There is nothing in itself that makes "forgiveness of sins" or justification good news. The gospel is more than that.
What should we do when it seems like one Biblical truth cancels out another?
The next best thing to having a church without conflict is having one that knows how to resolve it in a Christ-exalting way.
It is impossible to mistreat someone because of their race if you are as broken before God and dependent on his mercy as you should be.