By the cutting down of branches, the people portray Christ as riding high above them, even above the trees.
For Plato, for Timaeus, the highest good was philosophy, and it was sight that allowed man to achieve that highest good. And so it is a remarkable coincidence, that the only person Mark ever names, who is healed by Jesus, is a blind man, named “son of Timaeus.”
We might say that C.S. Lewis is omnipresent to Narnia insofar as He makes Narnia (and every reality in it) to be. Lewis is present in Narnia as efficient cause.
The Christian life is God taking us from one degree of glory to another. But in between each glory, we have to die to what He has already given.
The Lord Jesus did the impossible. And like a camel, that beast of burden, Jesus carried the immeasurable weight of the world’s sins to the cross and paid for them.
Which mode of baptism best signifies the spiritual realities that are set forth in Holy Scripture?
God is always hugging his creation, and faith is us freely choosing to hug him back.
Upon further reflection, we discover that God’s presence in the tabernacle/temple is a sign of God’s future presence in Christ (the Incarnation), and God’s special presence by grace in believers (our union with Christ).
There are two questions I want to answer in this sermon: 1) What is a Christian to do when their spouse divorces them? 2) Under what conditions is a Christian allowed to remarry?
According to the 2020 US Census, 23% of children in the United States live in a single-parent household.