2 Corinthians 5: Groaning for Glory

2 Corinthians 5: Groaning for Glory

If the resurrection is true, then how we live matters. Every choice we make has an impact on our lives, showing whether we find our identity based on our “earth suit” or on our spiritual life. Investing our earthly life wisely involves looking ahead to eternity and...
2 Corinthians 5: Groaning for Glory

Romans 5: Reconciliation with God

Paul often begins his epistles with the phrase “grace and peace to you” (see 1 Corinthians 1:3). While we may be tempted to skim over these greetings, they reveal an important concept: The grace of God brings about peace with God—apart from His gracious work, we...
2 Corinthians 5: Groaning for Glory

Romans 3: Righteousness in Christ

We are all in need of a heart transplant. In Romans 3, Paul continues his argument of the sinfulness of humanity. Because of our sin, we need more than justice when it comes to our relationship with God. Otherwise, His justice would destroy us because every one...
2 Corinthians 5: Groaning for Glory

God’s Gracious Gifts

We are God’s workmanship—intimately created, redeemed, and being transformed into the image Christ. But at what a cost! God the Father sent the Son to redeem us through His blood, and we are sealed by the Holy Spirit. This is a Trinitarian work, a beautiful picture...
365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Genesis 4

365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Genesis 4

Joseph saw the contrite hearts of his brothers and could hold back no longer. In chapter 45 of Genesis, reconciliation finally occurs. Not only does this story teach us something about grace and forgiveness, but is also teaches us about God’s sovereignty. Only...