Tag Archives: Resurrection

A Word about Living Again

The story of the prodigal son—and his older brother—tells us of two ways that we can be dead while still living. And it points away to the One who was dead but is alive again, whom we celebrate on this … Continue reading

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God’s Delight

In a recent oped in the New York Times, Dr. Jarle Breivik, a professor of medicine at the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of Oslo, argues provocatively that “we won’t cure cancer.” The three-time doctor who has … Continue reading

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Risen

What would it be like to live your whole life knowing precisely what your future occupation will be, but then to have to wait decades for it to come about? Six decades, to be specific. And still counting. Such is … Continue reading

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The King and the City of Salvation

The two cities of Isaiah 24–27 defy specific identification. Indeed Isaiah intentionally left them generic to encapsulate the story of human history. For, he argues, there really are only two cities: the city of humanity and the city of God, … Continue reading

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Breaking the Cycle of Brokenness

Imagine coming face to face with someone who had died but was now alive. One conversation with that person could alter your entire life. John lets us listen in on that first encounter Jesus has with his disciples as he … Continue reading

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