Why did Jesus die? Most would answer, "To forgive my sins." This is true and sufficient for saving faith. But His death has deeper meanings that help us understand exactly how He forgives our sins.
COVID-19 is spreading fear around the world. Any sort of catastrophe makes people wonder, "Is this the end?" Paul reassures us human history won't end with a virus; it ends with a victory.
Formulating our faith is like playing Jenga. Some beliefs can safely be tapped, poked or removed for inspection; others cannot. Jesus' resurrection is the cornerstone of our faith. If we take it out, the whole tower falls!
Baptism is an important part of conversion. But do we make it too important? We must be sure not to emphasize baptism more than the Bible does. Doing so makes it an idol and reduces it to a "divine dunking booth"!
Yesterday we remembered those who serve our country. Let us also remember those who serve our Kingdom. William Tyndale gave his life translating the Bible into English. We owe him more than we can imagine!