Three Speeches from Three Crosses

“There were also two others, criminals, led with Him to be put to death” (Luke 23:32) A Meditation on Luke 23:32-43 Drama has never had a more mo­mentous stage than Calvary; and never a weightier speaker than Jesus Christ. Luke... next...

The Fullness of Our Salvation

Exodus 12:1-20; 13:1-16 The tenth plague, the Passover, and the feast of Unleavened Bread are related events, but they are also events that are distinguished from each other. The Passover, and the Feast of Unleavened Bread are li­turgical... next...

The Curtains of the Tabernacle

“And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them. And there I will meet with you.” (Exodus 25:8, 22a) The question was asked: “What must I do to be saved?” That ques­tion coming from the jailer in... next...

Bible Studies on Joseph and Judah Lesson 13: Judah Intercedes for Benjamin

Read Genesis 44:18-34 Introduction During the first visit Joseph’s ten brothers to Egypt, they claimed that they were “honest men” (Gen. 42:11). Joseph recognized them and remembered the dreams of his youth. He then proceeds... next...

Bible Studies on Joseph and Judah Lesson 14: Joseph Reveals Himself to His Brothers

Read Genesis 45:1-15 Introduction The speech of Judah put in front of Joseph a picture of a family going through misery and distress. Jo­seph has been testing his brothers, but the dramatic and moving speech of Judah is the “final... next...

Heaven: What About Old Testament Believers?

The Word of God did not just fall from the sky. It was progressively revealed through the ages from Genesis to Malachi. This means that the Old Testament is like a child while the New Testament is like an adult. We see this in Scrip­ture... next...

Looking Above A Series on the Revelation of Jesus Christ Revelation 11:3-4 “The Two Witnesses”1

After the sounding forth of the first six trumpets in Revelation 8-9, we have an interlude before the sound­ing forth of the seventh and final trumpet in Revelation 11:15ff. The interlude is found in Revelation 10:1-11:14, and it concerns... next...

Examining the Nine Points: An Introduction

The Prologue to the Nine Points Synod affirms that the Scriptures and confessions teach the doc­trine of justification by grace alone, through faith alone and that nothing that is taught under the rubric of covenant theology in our churches... next...
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