The climactic moment of King Solomon’s life occurred when the Queen of Sheba heard about Solomon’s fame connected with the name of the Lord. She...
God created the rich beauties of culture, and he is not on a mission to erase them. But when we become Christians, he gives us an identity that goes beyond and deeper than any of our other cultural characteristics. Our new common identity gives us the power to move beyond any challenges to unity we face in the church.
One of the best ways we can demonstrate the wisdom and power of God is being known for our unity-in-diversity, when we move beyond virtue signaling and slactivism and into gospel community. This kind of unity is fun to talk about, but it takes commitment, and it is hard. Here are a few reasons why.
When Paul gave evidence of his faith, he laid out what may be the primary proof the Apostles also pointed to: What we are saying perfectly lines up with what all the previous prophets predicted.
In his letter to the Galatians, one of the ways the Apostle Paul defended the gospel was by pointing to three ways he experienced Jesus in his personal life. While you probably haven’t seen a visible manifestation of the resurrected Jesus like Paul did, if you’ve really met Jesus, these things will be true of you, too.
The question, “Why is there something rather than nothing?” has occupied philosophers for centuries. It’s a tougher question than you might initially think. Where did all this stuff come from? Or has it always just been around? One thing is for certain: The created world is incredibly complex. In fact, scientists have long pointed out the sheer improbability of the complexities of life forming out of a mute, unguided chaos.