Category Archives: Resurrection

“Nothing Other Than Sheer Life”: Martin Luther on Preparing to Die (1519)

In 1519, Martin Luther preached a sermon in which he offered counsel on the importance and manner of preparing to die. This message has become particularly relevant to me in light of the passing of a dear family member. In … Continue reading

Posted in Assurance, Christology, Church history, Martin Luther, Reformation, Resurrection, Sin and evil, Suffering, Theologia crucis, Union with Christ | 2 Comments

Happy Easter! He is Risen!

O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?

Posted in Resurrection, Seasonal

The Final Judgment (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 20)

Revelation 20:1-3, 11-15 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional, Eschatology, Judgment of God, Preaching, Prophets & prophecy, Resurrection, Revelation, Sin and evil

The Apocalypse of Jesus Christ (Revelation 1)

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, Christology, Devotional, Eschatology, Preaching, Prophets & prophecy, Resurrection, Revelation, T.F. Torrance, Worship | 2 Comments

Athanasius, the Cross, and How I Am Finding Hope in the Shadow of Death

This week, my family and I are preparing to return to our church-planting ministry in Italy after a three month furlough in the US. This is both an answer to prayer and a request for more prayer. What I means … Continue reading

Posted in Assurance, Athanasius, Atonement, Devotional, Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Patristic theology, Personal, Resurrection, Soteriology, Suffering | 6 Comments