Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Multifaceted Diamond

Yesterday morning we looked at the New Testament’s presentation of the death of Christ as a “multifaceted diamond.” I took that language from Dr. Gregg Allison in his chapter on the atonement in his book Historical Theology. Based on Dr. … Continue reading

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The Magnificat and The Fullness of Time

Yesterday morning we looked at what is sometimes called “The Magnificat” in Luke 1:45-55. There we saw that we should respond (like Mary) with faith, rejoicing, and worship to what God did at Christmas. Last night in Galatians 4:1-11 we … Continue reading

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The Doctrinal Test of Salvation

Yesterday morning in 1 John 2:18-27 we looked at the doctrinal test of salvation. We saw that there are certain things which a person must believe to be a Christian. We also saw that those who have truly been born … Continue reading

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Encouragement and Exhortation

Yesterday morning we looked at 1 John 2:12-17. There we saw John share encouraging truth for people at different stages of the Christian life. Then, we saw him challenge believers to not love the world. He warned us that in … Continue reading

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