“It is finished,” Jesus said, or more accurately in the Greek, “It has been completed.” The perfect life, the perfect humility, the perfect submission even to the point of death, and therefore, the perfect offering on behalf of guilty sinners had been offered so that the work to obtain eternal salvation was now completed. Paul
When my wife and I were in Juarez, Mexico last year, we travelled with our friend Antonio into this dangerous city to attend Bible studies that he had started. As we drove through military checkpoints he pointed out houses to us. “Do you see that empty house? The drug people demanded that the residents move.
Did you ever consider the connection between the resurrection of Jesus and the creation of the world? When Paul gave his sermon on Mars Hill, the Athenians politely listened to all he said. They were, after all, according to Paul’s words, men who were “very religious in all respects” (Acts 17:22). But when Paul mentioned
This morning my wife and I were reading in 1 Kings about the last days of Solomon’s reign. Because of his idolatry God raised up enemies against him. One of them was Hadad of Edom. Hadad was a survivor of a slaughter by King David many years previous. In one battle, David and his army