The Advent season is full of longing and hope for the Messiah. It’s no secret that Christ has already come and won salvation for the world, but we still posture ourselves to receive Him anew.
Sometimes, the issue we bring to Jesus is not the issue He wants to deal with right away. Maybe, like in the case with the paralytic, before He heals your body, He wants to first heal your spirit.
Little is known about the prophet Habakkuk. We know that he lived at the same time as the more famous ministry leader Jeremiah, which would put him somewhere in the 600s B.C. through late 500s.
Life with Jesus is fulfilling, adventurous, beautiful, empowering—and frees one to pack light. However, no one is exempt from the obstacles and tragedies that are common to humankind. I’m certain
Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians is, much to no one’s surprise, incredible. Oh, can you imagine the revelation Paul must have received to pen such a fabulous letter, jammed to the brim with
Psalm 112 has been a source of deep encouragement for me. Even writing through this piece, my spirit has felt so energized! I feel as though letting it marinate richly into my mind is causing my
Some Bible teachers have called Hannah’s song of praise in 1 Samuel 2 “The Magnificat of the Old Testament” because of its parallels to the Magnificat of the New Testament (Mary’s song in Luke
Jesus taught—and teaches still—many countercultural principles. He said that if a person wants to be first, his aim should be to keep going to the back of the line; that if a person wants to be a
In John 12, we find that as Jesus was teaching the crowds, they asked Him, “We have heard from the Law that the Messiah will remain forever, so how can You say, ‘The Son of Man must be lifted
Hey, friends. I was gung ho to release a writing I had been working on about leading worship, one of my favorite topics to teach on, but I changed my mind. I’ll save that one for next time.