This article gives an overview of the Paul's letter to Philemon. Among other things, the author discusses God's providence and discusses God's effectual calling.
The concept of Engedi is a place of life amid death and points to Christ as the giver of life.
Preaching Christ crucified, as Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 1:23 and 1 Corinthians 2:2, is a statement full of paradox. This article discusses the meaning of Christ from the Old Testament and the meaning of crucifixion, showing the paradox in this statement. This paradox, however, is wonderful news for the saved.
This article introduces the life of Mark and the book of Mark.
This article on the Apostles' Creed describes what Christians confess when they say "Jesus Christ, His only begotten Son, our Lord." The name 'Jesus' points to Christ's work as Saviour, while the title 'Christ' points to how Jesus accomplishes this through the three offices. 'Begotten' refers to Christ as the second person of the Trinity, and 'Lord' speaks of His deity.
This article on the Apostles' Creed describes what Christians confess when they say that Christ was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. The work of the Holy Spirit in Christ's conception ensured Christ's sinless state, while "being born of the virgin Mary" shows Christ's humanity and God's faithfulness to His covenant.
This article on the Apostles' Creed describes what Christians confess when they say that they believe Christ rose from the dead on the third day. The author maintains that Christ's resurrection is a historical fact, and that because Christ rose from the dead believers can be assured of forgiveness of sins.
This article on the Apostles' Creed describes what Christians confess when they say that they believe Christ will come to judge the living and the dead. Through this confession believers express their longing for and conviction of Christ's return, and that Christ is the Judge. Judgment day is a comfort to believers, while at the same time it calls the church to evangelize.
This article on the Apostles' Creed describes what Christians confess when they say that they believe in the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is God together with the Father and Son. In His work He draws attention to Christ, applies the work of Christ to believers, works to sanctify believers, and helps believers in their prayer.
This article on the Apostles' Creed examines what Christians confess when they say that they believe in the resurrection of the body. Salvation will be fully complete when Christians have also experienced bodily resurrection - not just spiritual resurrection. The body will be transformed and will be raised by the same power which raised Christ's body from the grave.
This article shows from biblical examples how God is faithful to his covenant, and how in the covenant he shows us compassion and works to call us to himself.
In the time of Christ olives had economic, health, and spiritual uses. This article discusses the significance of biblical references to olives.