Results tagged “Jesus” from Reformation21 Blog

Why Did Jesus Need the Holy Spirit?

Article by   July 2017
As we make our way through the Gospel records, we quickly discover that Jesus needed the Holy Spirit at every step and in every stage of His life and ministry. While the human nature of Jesus was inseparably united to the Divine... continue

Self-Care or Sabbath?

Article by   June 2017
A recent NPR article profiled what it called "the millennial obsession with self-care."1 Apparently, the millennial generation is engaging in the practice of self-care with a surprising frequency and intensity that a multi-billion dollar industry has been built up around it.... continue

Striving to Escape the Fall

Article by   January 2017
Marathons, mud runs, CrossFit, Yoga, diets, non-GMO and gluten-free foods, Christian financial programs, anti-vaccination and homeschooling have--each in their own way--taken over the driver's seat of the lives of so many in the church. While all of these things, in and... continue

The Gentleness and Fierceness of Christ

Article by   June 2016
Isaiah's first Servant Song (Is.42:1-4) pictures a Servant who is gentle, patient, unthreatening and tender hearted. It is a magnificent portrait of the Lord Jesus Christ, the perfect Servant of the Lord. It is remarkable that in his recorded... continue

The Adversary and the Intercessor

Article by   June 2016
I love the hymn "Jesus, What a Friend for Sinners" - but one line makes me uncomfortable every time I sing it: "Jesus! What a strength in weakness! Let me hide myself in him; tempted, tried, and sometimes failing, he,... continue

The Climactic Word - Transfigured Hermeneutics 6

Article by   March 2016
This is the sixth of a ten part treatment of the significance of the Transfiguration for Christian theology and biblical reflection. I am currently exploring the way in which the Transfiguration draws upon associations with the events of the Exodus... continue

Jesus, the True and Greater Gardener - from Nick Batzig

Article by   September 2014
The Scriptures tell us that the Son of God began His sufferings in a Garden and brought them to a close in a Garden. That is an absolutely amazing display of God's wisdom. After all, Jesus is the second Adam... continue

Who is Jesus Christ - Mark Johnston

Article by   July 2014
Life and relationships have become all too superficial in our present age. It is the easiest thing in the world to say we know someone and yet really have nothing more than a nodding acquaintance. Indeed with the influence of... continue

If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One?

Article by   April 2014
'If Jesus never called himself God, how did he become one?' asks Dr. Bart Ehrman. If you have difficulty answering an objection like this, or similar ones, about Christianity, you can find many resources on the Alpha and Omega ministries webpage... continue
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