With Christmas very quickly approaching, my church is moving through our Advent series in which we are focusing on the humanity of Jesus. Last Sunday we looked at what it means that Jesus is The Man Who Learned Obedience. The Bible teaches that Jesus learned obedience from what he suffered during his earthly life, but saying something… Continue reading Jesus, The Man Who Learned Obedience
Just in case the title of this post misleads you, let me clarify, there are no recipes for delicious cakes here (I’m sorry). If that’s what you came for, allow me to direct you here. Otherwise, read on for some delicious brain food.
Jesus didn’t know everything. Obviously he knew a lot, but not everything. I’m talking about way back, of course, when he roamed the earth 2,000 years ago. The Jesus that we see in the Gospels is astonishly wise, insightful, piercing, and perfectly aligned with the truth. He often knows people’s thoughts, and other things that… Continue reading Jesus Didn’t Know Everything
Since we’re in the season of Advent, now is a great time to be thinking about Jesus – who he is, why he came, and all that good stuff. So for this post I want to think about a term that seems to be the source of a lot of confusion for us as we… Continue reading Why Jesus Being the ‘Son of God’ Doesn’t Mean What You Think it Means
This Sunday just past marks the start of the season of Advent. The word ‘Advent’ comes from the Latin adventus, which means a coming, arrival, or approach. And so in the season of advent, the four Sundays before Christmas, we think about the approach of Jesus and anticipate His coming.