Last year around Christmas, I wrote to affirm the infinite value of re-reading familiar passages of the Bible, like the story of Jesus’s birth in Luke chapters 1 through 2. And this year, I want to also affirm the practice of looking at multiple places in the Bible to increase our joy this Christmas season. I want to structure our brief, very incomplete tour of … Continue reading Jesus's Birth, through Four Biblical, Literary Forms
The creation of Adam and the birth of Jesus Christ. The first and the last miraculous birth described in the Bible. I want to compare these two this Christmas season as we remember and celebrate the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Continue reading Comparing the Bible’s First and Last Miraculous Birth
If you are like me, you lament not having a first category kind of testimony. You wish you had a story that people love to hear so much. But consider how backward this thought is! We don’t mean to, but in this thought we glorify the power of sin by implicitly wishing it had played a larger role. Continue reading My Testimony is Boring. Praise God!