The resurrection is not merely important to the historic Christian faith; without it,
there would be no Christianity. It is the singular doctrine that elevates Christianity
above all other world religions.
We are not preaching the Gospel of a dead Christ, but of a living Christ who sits
Apart from it, the incarnation and the ministry would lose all their significance, the
The Holy Bible must have been
If life with us is to be fruitful and purposeful, we must heroically and decisively put the knife to most of the possible activities which could clutter every single day.
This particular verse was inspired by a Jewish poem titled 'Akdamut' that was written nearly a thousand years prior by Rabbi Mayer.
Could we with ink the ocean fill,
Christ is praised by being prized. He is magnified as a glorious treasure when He becomes our unrivaled pleasure.
...cultural matters are not niceties we may search out if we have the time but which we may ignore under the pressure of time and circumstances. They are indispensable for the accurate understanding of Holy Scripture.
The believer must have confidence in Scripture, for faith is not mere intellectual assent. Rather, faith means commitment, yielding to the Book; to its message, its meaning, and its divine Author.
One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.