Heaven can be spoken about by Christians in ways that can contribute to a misconception that it is a destination rather than a staging point. There’s nothing wrong with acknowledging the blessing that awaits believers after death and before the return of Jesus. But that acknowledgement should not cloud the fact that our ultimate hope …

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As the people of God gather week by week, the cross is rightly central; however that centrality rightly observed brings many other truths into view and into focus. And only the cross can bring them all together, enable them all to be understood, and communicate our need of God’s grace. From Fred Sanders. The Cross …

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An observation from Fleming Rutledge about the Gospel of John and how it demonstrates that while Jesus was relating to individuals, he was creating a community, a family, a body, branches joined to a common vine. Taking the Gospel and the Epistles of John together, no writings in the New Testament are more concerned with …

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Anything by Sidney Greidanus is helpful. His contribution to Crossway Blog’s 10 Things You Should Know… series is true to that promise. Point 1 starts in Genesis, Point 10 ends in Revelation, with the rest of redemptive history overviewed throughout. Here’s point 7 as a sample: 7. Jesus, the light of the world, shines in …

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