Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Truth and the Triumph of the Resurrection

In 1 Corinthians 15 Paul takes up one last problem of the church there. Apparently some were denying the resurrection of the body in general and Christ’s resurrection in particular. In dealing with the problem, Paul shows how central the … Continue reading

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Why Was Christ Buried?

A funeral may be a good way to honor someone, to remember what she or he has done while alive, but burial marks the end of their activity. Why the emphasis in Scripture on the burial of Christ? It is … Continue reading

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A Fallen Star and a Voice from Heaven

Sometimes God’s judgment is ironically appropriate. If people persist in rebelling against him and worship idols, he may turn them over to what they worship. The result can be chaotic, but God’s people are sometimes caught up in that. Hananiah, … Continue reading

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Prayers and Plagues

“Prayers and plagues” may have you expecting a prayer to end a plague. But in Revelation 8 God sends plagues on the earth in response to the prayers of his people. But first, there’s silence. Silence! Stand in silence before … Continue reading

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Protected for Praise

We look for protection for our homes, our investments, and for ourselves. In Revelation 7 John shows you the ultimate form of protection—and he gives the purpose why you are protected. You have been sealed. The seal of the living … Continue reading

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