What if God is not doing what you think He is? God can be moving in significant and historic ways, but if you have certain assumptions, you will not see what He is doing. If you do not face your assumptions about Him, you can look at God’s work and
The Bible repeatedly commands singing and predicts the church will be a singing people in the most difficult hour of history. This raises a profound question: why does God use singing in such a profound way? Why is singing so central in the Bible and why does God want the
In Isaiah we find an outrageous statement about Jesus: 2 …he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, and no beauty that we should desire him. (Isaiah 53:2 ESV) Isaiah predicted Jesus would not have any natural beauty. Because Isaiah’s words are familiar we can easily
This message examines what is means for human beings to be priests and how the endless human craving for beauty and fascination is a God ordained part of humanity designed to bring us into our priestly calling.
God gives the apostle John two key phrases in Revelation 4:1 that relate to our eternal calling. This is a message on our eternal calling as priests before God to encounter the beauty of God, declare that beauty to the world, and create contexts where people can encounter God’s beauty.
When Jesus looked across all the mighty men of history who had been born up to that point, He singled out one man as the greatest. That man was John the Baptist. Why did Jesus make this staggering assessment?