Luke 4:39 – Getting on Top of a Demon
The significance of Jesus' behavior as depicted in Luke 4:39 is often overlooked. This article explores the implications of Jesus standing above the person from whom a demon is removed. The theological significance of purity, impurity, and verticality is explored.
What Is the Mission of the Church – What in the World Does Jesus Send Us into the World to Do?
Chapter 2 wants to answer the question, “What is the church’s mission in the world?” The authors think it best to start with the Great Commission of Matthew 28:19. First, they examine a few other passages that are sometimes understood as offering a fuller mission identity for the church: Genesis 12:1-3, Exodus 19:5–6, Luke 4:16–21.
God's Obedient Son
This article is about the baptism of Christ and His temptation. The author shows how Christ's baptism served to confirm His person and work, while His temptation showed Christ to be the last Adam and the true Israel (Matthew 3:13-Matthew 4:11; Luke 3:21-Luke 4:13).