Tag Archives: Jesus

It’s a Throne of Grace, not Groveling

There is never a reason for a child of God to respond to him as if you are a worm who must grovel in his presence:   Instead, the Bible says: Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with … Continue reading

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Mutual Submission and Mutual Humility – the way of women and men

[Christina Allen writes of her journey to understanding the mutual love, submission and humility called for by all who belong to God’s family, women and men alike.] One obstacle that many observant Christians seem to encounter in accepting feminist or … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Money Safe From Paula White’s Troubling Numbers

Paula White is telling people they can have a good 2018 if they give God the firstfruits of their wages at the outset of the year. You could give a month’s salary as she tries to do, but admits that … Continue reading

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The Mixed Messages of Christmas

[From the archives.] Luke 2 is full of wonder, telling the story of Jesus’ birth, God himself being born as a baby in a simple manger. This was news worth telling as the angel demonstrated by announcing it to  shepherds, … Continue reading

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Miracles Beyond the Manger

[From the archives.] In the months leading up to the birth of Jesus, angels paid relatively quiet visits to Zechariah, Mary and Joseph. On the night of Jesus’ birth, though, they could not contain themselves. The shepherds in the fields … Continue reading

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My Wife Has a Savior and I’m not Him

In the recent Desiring God article Husbands, Get Her Ready for Jesus, a pastor writes: It’s crystal clear: God calls husbands to be instruments of his sanctifying work in the lives of our wives. “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church … Continue reading

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Echtes Licht: the True Light of Christmas

[From the archives.] My friend Claudia Dahinden sings beautifully and writes powerfully in both German and English. In her 2016 Christmas music video she sings of the True Light everyone longs for. It’s a musical exploration of John’s introduction of … Continue reading

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No One Gets Crossed off This Christmas List

We were looking over the address list for sending out Christmas cards and found some that needed updating, some that needed to be deleted, and decided to add a couple people to the list. Christmas comes every year, so you’d … Continue reading

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Sorority Sisters, the Senior Citizen, and Singing a New Song

The women of Delta Delta Delta spent time singing carols and socializing with the residents at my Dad’s place the other day. Afterwards, Dad walked them to the door to see them off and started to step aside as they … Continue reading

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Resisting Evil: The Incarnation and the Iconoclast

[Today’s guest post from Allison Quient is a follow up to Resisting Evil: Pt. 1 “Forgiveness” Versus Stepping Out in Faith. This second part of her series is particularly timely as we move into Advent, the season we celebrate the anticipation … Continue reading

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