Christmas

Word of God Incarnate

“He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of His nature, and He upholds the universe by the word of His power” (Hebrews 1:3a ESV).  “And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no place …

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Revelation 1:4-5 // The Source of Grace & Peace

Last week, we were introduced to the book of Revelation as a revelation and a prophecy. Revelation, though, is a bit of a conglomeration between a couple different genres. Today, we’ll look at this book as a letter from the apostle John. So let’s dive right into it: Revelation 1:4-5. Revelation as a Letter John …

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True Belief

In reading through the gospels, it has often struck me that throughout His ministry on earth Jesus healed many people, and only once did anyone question whether Jesus actually healed the person. In John 9 the Pharisees started investigating the man who was born blind. When they questioned him he said, “Never since the world …

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1 John 1:1-4 – Finding True Joy and Fellowship This Christmas

Because the Christmas story is real and true, our joy and fellowship can be real and abundant this time of year. Let’s think about Christmas honestly for a second. It’s surrounded by layers of tradition, memories and warm feelings from our childhood – but let’s look through all that to the core facts: A baby …

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