This article looks at how the Reformation is still relevant today. The author looks at the Reformation under Martin Luther, showing that the struggle of knowing we have justification before God still exists today. This is a call to the church today to embrace reformed righteousness, learning to live through the sufficient and complete work of Christ by grace alone.
Looking at Genesis 15, this article shows how God binds Himself to His people in the covenant through the promise of salvation. In this article, the author shows how this promise comes both verbally and visually, linking it to the preaching of the Word and the sacraments (baptism and the Lord's Supper).
This article is on the topic of eschatology. Living in the last days is about knowing how to live as God's people. Looking at the challenges posed by tribulations during the last days, this article calls Christians to persevere in light of the certainty of the victory of Christ over the devil. Prayer is essential to perseverance. In this waiting period Christians must learn to live sacrificially and remain active in the world.
Living in the last days is about knowing how to live as God's people. Looking at the tension Christians are called to live in, the tensions as a result of being citizens of heaven and this earth, living with the risen Christ and being in Him while facing sin and death, this article shows that Christian are called to live in this tension as people of the wilderness an pilgrims. Read on
Living in the last days is about knowing how to live as God's people. Looking at the relationship between eschatology and the kingdom, this article shows that the first coming of Christ ushered in the kingdom of God which will be completed when He returns. This has bearing on the Christian life, because Christians live their lives looking at the completed work of Christ while waiting for the full realization of it.
Looking at Revelation 19:14-16, this article shows that the "armies of heaven" represents Christ's faithful saints, and that Christ identifies Himself with them. The author shows how Christ will conquer the wicked through the word, since Christ's word brings His wrath. This is put in the context of all of Revelation and the way it should be read.
The author of Hebrews understood the church to be the people of the wilderness. Therefore, he wrote his letter in order to exhort them to endurance, since as Christians remaining in the wilderness they should have expected suffering. This endurance can only come through Christ, by seeing His superiority, incarnation and superior offering, in keeping with the understanding of promise and punishment.