Monthly Archives: March 2018

All Glory, Laud, and Honor

We’ve reached Holy Week at the end of this Lenten season in which we have been preparing for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday – the Easter or Paschal Triduum. This preparation is something that our Lord Jesus Christ did as well.  His whole purpose in coming in the flesh leads up to this Holy Week.  Indeed, God’s promises …

Raised Up

The readings for today contain some of my favorite texts from the Bible.  We have Numbers, John, and Ephesians, and these three texts provide a good example of how we go about interpreting the Bible (Numbers 21:4-9, Ephesians 2:1-10, John 3:14-21). What we see in these texts is Jesus in the Gospel of John interpreting the event in Numbers and …

A Relational God

The book of Exodus recounts the Lord’s actions in redeeming His people.  He saves them from slavery in order to make them His people. The Lord, through Moses, frees the people from slavery in Egypt and brings them into the deserts of the Sinai peninsula, on their way to the land which He has promised to give them.  Let’s pause …