Can you imagine such a kingdom? A place perpetually filled with the light?
Take heart, believer. There is nothing lost that cannot be redeemed; nothing broken that cannot be mended.
God’s work throughout redemptive history—namely Christ’s life, death, and resurrection—has definitive implications for the way we should view racial reconciliation.
For the follower of Christ, our understanding of “home” and the decisions we make based on that understanding are crucial and complex.
In a world of various pains, fleeting pleasures, and endless vanities, the human heart longs for lasting beauty.
Though our flesh wars against it, the humility to recognize our need for God’s forgiveness and redemption is a gift.
In this fallen world permeated with sin and death, even adopted children of God may taste the bitterness of loss.
When our hearts believe the lie that there is something more beautiful and more valuable than Jesus Christ, our lives will reflect our rejection of that truth.
Seasonal celebrations have become more about seeking peace, gaining a glimpse of beauty, upholding tradition, or experiencing some other common grace than celebrating God incarnate.
Whether our physical Bible is coming apart or not, we should store up the word in our hearts.