Heirs of Death and Resurrection

Sketch by Patrick Murphy The Lord promised Abram and his seed the land of Canaan. Abram grew into this promise through a series of events: the death of his father, Terah (Gen. 11:32); leaving Haran for Canaan (Gen. 12:1); going down to Egypt because of famine (Gen. 12:10); coming up out of Egypt (Gen. 12:13)….

The More I Come to Know You–Musical Guest Post

Emee O’Reilly is a dear friend and leads worship at our church.  Over the years, the Lord has given her many songs.  Emee’s music has a way of bypassing all my defenses.  There is a quality about it that leaves me completely vulnerable before the Lord.  Today’s post features a song from her album, The Alabaster…

Wonderful Things in Your Law (Part 5)

Please read parts 1-4 before continuing…. In the first post of this series, we said the purpose of the law is to reveal Christ—Him who is Wonderful—and not just moral or religious practice.  The examples given in the preceding post illustrate both of these points.  They show that the law finds its fulfillment in the…

What Do You See?

Why this image? Scripture contains many genres: history, law, poetry, letters, prophecy, just to name a few.  Understanding scripture in these ways is important.  The historic, poetic, and other senses of scripture can teach us much about God.  Still the full meaning of every scripture is only found in the person of Christ.  This is…