The Seven Last Words of Christ

The Seven Last Words of Christ

These are the last recorded statements of Jesus Christ before His death on the cross. Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing. (Luke 23:34) When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified Him and the criminals, one on the...
Colossians 1: The Preeminence of Christ

Colossians 1: The Preeminence of Christ

Paul begins this letter by expressing thanksgiving to the believers at Colossae. Though he has not visited them, he’s heard of the great faith and love manifest among them. Paul explains how he’s labored in prayer for them ever since hearing of their faith in the...
The Season of Advent

The Season of Advent

Advent signifies the four weeks leading up to Christmas Day. It is a time of anticipation and preparation. In it, we remember the “reason for the season.” We focus our eyes on Christ’s coming. But all too often we allow Christmas to eclipse the season of...