'hope' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

'hope' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

Getting the Gospel Right

Getting the gospel right is critical.  The word “gospel” comes from the Greek word euangelion, which literally means “good news”. It is good news because it contains the message of God’s salvation to sinful man. It contains the declaration of deliverance from sin. If we are going to get the gospel right, it is essential that we understand the…

The Three Tenses of Salvation

The thought of salvation ought to fill us with gratitude and praise! What is salvation? In the New Testament, the word “salvation” or “saved” comes from the Greek word sozo, which refers to rescuing or delivering from danger. It is used of physical deliverance (Matt. 8:25; Matt. 14:30), healing (Matt. 9:21-22; Mark 5:23), and release from demonic…

Preparing A Room For Us

My wife, Hayley, was having a conversation with a friend about preparing a room for our baby’s impending arrival. It seems to be common practice that parents, particularly the mother, like to “nest”. They like to get the baby’s bedroom ready for its arrival home. They might replace the curtains, or put pictures up on the wall. Some people even…

The Resurrection Matters

The resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ is an event of first importance. The apostle Paul said to the Corinthians, “For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures” (1 Corinthians…

Presidents, Prime Ministers and Messiahs

Creative commons license: Picture: AFP With Tuesday’s US Presidential Election having been conducted, we have an opportunity to reflect on the rhetoric and hubris of the politics of the 21st century. Keep in mind that I am a political science major, I am passionate about political theory, and I love investigating the cross section of religion and politics. I like…

Christian Hope

A belief in the return of Jesus means that our Christian hope for sinless perfection, justice, prosperity, and health are deferred from this life to the life to come. We eagerly await the return of Jesus because such things as these will be ours when he comes again. ****THANK-YOU FOR SUBSCRIBING****