Day 6: The Word Became Flesh

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14) The unique thing about John’s Gospel is that it predates the birth narrative of Jesus. Not just by a few years or decades. It goes…

Review: Preaching: A Biblical Theology

Jason Meyer. Preaching: A Biblical Theology. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2013. $16.73 (Amazon). 368 pp. Some of the best books on preaching contribute to the larger conversation with one or two insights that no other book seems to make. That’s why most preachers have several books on preaching on their shelves. Those who are familiar with evangelical…

Jesus: The Word Made Flesh

Part 6 in a 10 part series. View series intro and index. The phrase “the word of the Lord” occurs 256 times in the English Standard Version. That clearly communicates that God’s word is a big deal. By his word, God created the heavens and earth and all that fill them (Gen. 1:1-27). By his word, God proclaimed…

Time With the Lord, Part 1: Why We Study the Bible

In American Christianity, there is no doubt a lack of knowledge when it comes to knowing the Scriptures.  I don’t know the statistics about how many American Evangelicals read their Bibles on a daily basis, but from my short experience in college ministry, I can only guess the numbers are low.  Some may say that…