Jesus is the Son of God, But What Does that Mean?

Jesus is the Son of God, but what does that mean? When did Jesus begin to be the Son of God? When did the Father begin to be the Father? Or has the Father eternally been the Father and the Son eternally been the Son??

Search for the Son of God and the Son of Man in the Old Testament

From Genesis 3:15 exiled humanity began their search for the offspring of woman who would bruise the head of the serpent. Irenaeus said, “For from that time, He who should be born of a woman, [namely] from the Virgin, after the likeness of Adam, was preached as keeping watch for the head of the serpent.”[1]  … Continue reading Search for the Son of God and the Son of Man in the Old Testament

Apollinarianism and The Incarnation

Apollinarianism is the heresy known by the name of its primary teacher of antiquity--Apollinarius, bishop of Laodicea (310-390). Apollinarius was a close associate of Athanasius who was known as the defender of Nicene Christological orthodoxy. Athanasius is primarily remembered for his doctrine of the incarnation and defense of the doctrine against Arius who taught Jesus … Continue reading Apollinarianism and The Incarnation

The True Vine, the Vinedresser, and Productive Christians

The harvest season is over, but it is still time for Christians to bear fruit. Our plants and trees bear fruit during the warm months, but God’s people bear fruit while they are in Christ. John 15 records Jesus’ doctrine about our spiritual productivity.  First, Jesus wants us to know that Christians are expected to … Continue reading The True Vine, the Vinedresser, and Productive Christians

What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Jesus: Superglue for My Life Colossians 1:17 FHU Chapel Sermon October 20, 2020 One of the greatest movies of all time has to be the Lego Movie. All the little Lego guys running around singing “everything is awesome!” In the movie, there is, of course, a villain. This villain has a tube of Krazy glue … Continue reading What’s Holding Your Life Together?

What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Jesus: Superglue for My Life Colossians 1:17 FHU Chapel Sermon October 20, 2020 One of the greatest movies of all time has to be the Lego Movie. All the little Lego guys running around singing “everything is awesome!” In the movie, there is, of course, a villain. This villain has a tube of Krazy glue … Continue reading What’s Holding Your Life Together?

What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Jesus: Superglue for My Life Colossians 1:17 FHU Chapel Sermon October 20, 2020 One of the greatest movies of all time has to be the Lego Movie. All the little Lego guys running around singing “everything is awesome!” In the movie, there is, of course, a villain. This villain has a tube of Krazy glue … Continue reading What’s Holding Your Life Together?

What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Jesus: Superglue for My Life Colossians 1:17 FHU Chapel Sermon October 20, 2020 One of the greatest movies of all time has to be the Lego Movie. All the little Lego guys running around singing “everything is awesome!” In the movie, there is, of course, a villain. This villain has a tube of Krazy glue … Continue reading What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Repentance and Dedication

The memory of Jonah’s preaching is often swallowed by his encounter with the whale. We are, of course, fascinated with his three days in the great fish, but what about his preaching? He went through the great city of Nineveh preaching that they must repent or else they would be destroyed. Interestingly, the entire city … Continue reading Repentance and Dedication

FULFILLED: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW

How are you feeling today? Looking for something? Feel like there’s something missing in your life? One of Augustine’s most famous quotes is from the first book of his Confessions. There he wrote: “You move us to delight in praising you; for you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they … Continue reading FULFILLED: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW