The Greater Exodus – Part 2

The Greater Exodus – Part 2

A revealing fact of the divine nature of Christ’s death and resurrection is His repeated foretelling of it (Matthew 16:21; 17:22-23; 20:18-19; Luke 9:44; 18:31). One remarkable such discussion occurs in the incident of His transfiguration on the mount. And behold, two...
The Greater Exodus – Part 2

The Greater Exodus – Part 1

Holy Week commemorates events most sacred in all history. These mark the days of the Greater Exodus—the greatest act of divine deliverance of all time. These are the days that change eternity, and our every day until then. Consciously, we near the cross and...
Claiming the Kingdom

Claiming the Kingdom

Claiming the Kingdom The Coming and the Crisis The Coming The fullness of time had come. None could have known the immeasurable magnitude of the events that would now unfold. They are immense and intolerable to human instinct. The hosts of heaven studied every step...
Sojourning for the Savior

Sojourning for the Savior

Living for Christ makes us different in this world. We are not in step with its kingdoms. In a Christless culture, we are sojourners and strangers. Our views and values are not according to the lenses and loves of this world. Christ is our King and His kingdom is our...
Toward the Kingdom

Toward the Kingdom

A definitive departure marks the beginning of the end. Jesus leaves Galilee. He will not return until He is crucified and risen. At this turn, geography hints at theology. Jesus is leading His disciples to the Holy City, the capital of the kingdom. Matthew records the...