In the closing verses of Mark’s Gospel, there are some themes that recapitulate not only the beginning of the Gospel but also much other material we encountered along the way. These words contain truth and are therefore profitable for us.
Italian artist Raphael’s last painting was his famed Transfiguration. It is an amazingly insightful piece of art. It preaches well the text and the context that is before us. R. Kent Hughes explains: The uppermost part pictures the transfigured form of Jesus, with Moses on
Do you despise God? I doubt that many reading this would answer that question in the affirmative. Relatively few would be so bold as to admit that they despise God. They may not believe in God. They may not fully submit to God. They may
Acts 17:16-34 is, without argument, one of the most relevant passages in all of Scripture for the church in our day—at least with reference to the church in the so-called Westernised world. As John Stott1 wrote nearly forty years ago, this passage answers the kind