Tag Archives: Resurrection

Dying to Live

We avoid pain because … We don’t really understand what it means to follow Jesus Jesus said the most profound and disruptive things, including: “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily … Continue reading

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The Day of Victory!

Jesus had said, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up” (John 2:19). And they did. They humiliated Him and hung Him on a cross like a common criminal … Jesus, the temple, the meeting place between God … Continue reading

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What Simeon and Anna Teach Us About Hope

“We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain, where Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever.” (Hebrews … Continue reading

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You belong to Christ!

To the Christian, specifically my fellow seminary students… A sermon manuscript on Colossians 2:8-15, prepared for my homiletics class at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Introduction How many of you have a smartphone? Personally, I’ve been an iPhone guy for awhile. I love … Continue reading

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On Life

People get just about everything backwards. It’s one of our strongest “gifts”. Maybe “propensities” would be a better word. As a broken and sinful people, we have the seriously unfortunate tendency to call light “darkness” and up “down”. We call … Continue reading

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The Next Unique Me

Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be … Continue reading

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The Love of God… Is Stronger Than Death

“And Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and  the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die,  yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die.’” — John 11:25-26 ESV “Why do you … Continue reading

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