Our reaction to current events will reveal whether we truly remember that Christians are pilgrims not citizens of the realms in which we live. The Apostles’ Creed helps Christians remember our true status in the midst of a culture that demands our assimilation. From Ralph Davis: Some of us use the Apostles’ Creed in worship. …

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Ralph Davis writes about Abraham mourning the death of Sarah, describing it as a common sorrow of covenant people. This may be a ‘common’ sorrow but there is nothing common about this death. It is a special death. Sarah is the only woman in Genesis whose age is given at death. And Sarah is, in …

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The beginning of Gospel proclamation was not eye-witnesses trying to convince those who had not seen, but one group of eye-witnesses seeking to help other eye-witnesses understand what they all had seen. Even as Gospel proclamation continued on it was grounded in events that had happened and been seen and experienced. From Dale Ralph Davis: …

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A life that knows the power of the resurrection of Jesus will experience growth in character through both joy and pain according to Dale Ralph Davis: You remember what Paul says in Philippians 3 in that marvellous verse, ‘That I may know him and the power of the resurrection’ (v. 10). What does that involve? …

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Dale Ralph Davis writes about the novel insistence of Yahweh that his people have no other gods, and what that reveals about Yahweh and the way he relates to his people. Whoever heard of a god who demanded exclusive loyalty? There was no so-called god or goddess in the whole ancient near east who demanded …

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