Tag Archives: Christology

Ascension Day

Today, the 39th day after Resurrection Sunday, is Ascension Day. Every aspect of Christ’s work (His birth, life, death, resurrection, ascension, session, and return) is necessary for our salvation. I hope the following quotes offer both “light and heat” as … Continue reading

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The Necessity (and Beauty) of the Resurrection

Charles Hodge: If He rose, the gospel is true. If He did not rise, it is false. If He rose…his sacrifice has been accepted as a satisfaction to divine justice, and his blood as a ransom for many. (Systematic Theology … Continue reading

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The Virgin Birth

“And the angel answered her, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.’” –Luke 1:35 In his book, The Person of … Continue reading

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The Last Adam

“Just as we have borne the image of the man of dust, we shall also bear the image of the man of heaven.” -1 Corinthians 15:49 Over the past year we have taken up the subject of Jesus as the Second or … Continue reading

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The Seed of the Woman

Here are the sources regarding my comments in Sunday’s sermon on Jesus addressing His mother as “woman” in John’s Gospel (2:4, 19:26). Remember how Paul says that when the time was fully come, God sent his Son. He describes Jesus … Continue reading

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Christ and The Office of Prophet

As we have been looking at the Threefold Office of Christ (Prophet, Priest and King), we must keep in mind that we can spend a whole lifetime learning of Christ. This past Sunday we looked at Christ and the office … Continue reading

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Prophet, Priest and King

On Sunday we began a three-part sermon series on the Threefold Office of Christ. Charles Hodge has a helpful summary of this subject in his Systematic Theology. Hodge wrote: We as fallen men, ignorant, guilty, polluted, and helpless, need a … Continue reading

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Our Man in Heaven

In light of it being election week, I thought the following appropriate: Diplomats and reporters sometimes talk about ‘our man in Washington’…For Christians Jesus is ‘our man in heaven’. He is there for us and on our behalf. He is … Continue reading

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The Work of Christ

In a recent post I mentioned the importance of emphasizing the complete work of Christ. Every dimension of Christ’s life and work (Incarnation, perfect life, Cross, Resurrection, Ascension and Second Coming) is vitally important and we must not emphasize one … Continue reading

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The Second Adam

Yesterday during the sermon I sought to do a little Biblical Theology from Adam to Christ, the Second or Last Adam. Now there are many themes that could be developed, but I only want to focus on a few for … Continue reading

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