The promise, fulfillment, and redemptive impact of Christ’s incarnation is seen throughout all of Scripture. We have taken our Advent Readings: From Genesis to Revelation, and created an e-book for you to read with your family this Christmas. It is available to download in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI formats.
1. “For this I was born and for this I have come into the world, to bear witness to the truth” (John 18:37). 2. “The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil” (1 John 3:8; cf. Hebrews 2:14-15). 3. “Those who are well have no need of a […]
“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 KJV The season is upon us! Yesterday marks the first day of this year’s […]
I’ve got a bit of a love-hate relationship with Christmas, or at least a lot of the trappings surrounding it. The struggle to create a “perfect” Christmas, the whole Christmas-karma nonsense… But one of the things I desperately struggle with is our lack of understanding of what Christmas is really all about. Christmas—the incarnation—is a declaration […]
We ought always to reflect on the profound reality of the Incarnation. Over the course of time, we have added a bunch of cultural traditions to the celebration of the Christmas season, which is absolutely fine, but at the same time we want to take care not to obscure anything central. So, enjoy the fudge, […]
“For this I was born and for this I have come into the world, to bear witness to the truth” (John 18:37). “The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil” (1 John 3:8; cf. Hebrews 2:14-15). “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but […]
The following is adapted from the notes of F.E. Marsh, coming soon the the BLB. Different characteristics of Christ which appear for us in Hebrews 9 & 10. As the Propitiation, to atone. “he entered once for all into the holy places, not by means of the blood of goats and calves but by means of his […]