Gerald Borchert’s commentary on John’s Gospel provides an excellent discussion of Thomas’ confession upon seeing the resurrected Jesus (John 20:28): Thomas’s response forms the high point of confession in the Gospel. What it does is bring the Gospel full circle
The two-stage healing recorded in Mark 8:22-26 is the only miracle in the gospels where a full recovery was not immediate. After leading the blind man out of the village, Jesus spits on his eyes, lays hands on him, and
It’s very easy for hypocrisy to creep into our churches and turn us into unrepentant, distracted, and apathetic worshipers. We may appear to be honoring God with our words and actions while simply going through the motions in order to
Frederick Faber (1814-1863) was English theologian and hymn writer whose work was characterized by both theological depth and heartfelt devotion. He wrote many hymns and poems for the church, including several magnificent hymns about the Trinity.
The book of Colossians has much to say regarding the speech of those who are now in Christ. As God’s chosen people, there is a clear and biblical manner in which we ought to speak.