Waiting for Vindication: How Jesus' Temptation Shapes Our Approach to Apologetics

When Satan took Jesus to the top of the temple and told him to jump, he tempted the Son of God to test his Father; to get God to prove his sonship in a spectacular, unmistakable way for all Jerusalem to see. His Father had already publicly announced his sonship (Luke 3:22), but there was a real temptation here, after a … Continue reading Waiting for Vindication: How Jesus' Temptation Shapes Our Approach to Apologetics

Journaling About the Bible More Than Our Spiritual Condition

I've kept a journal since the earliest days of my Christian life. Over the years the content has ranged from personal devotional thoughts and meditations on Scripture, to doctrinal reflections and philosophical musings. But as I read back over several of these entries, I notice a heavy emphasis on my own spiritual condition. Entries that express my struggles with sin … Continue reading Journaling About the Bible More Than Our Spiritual Condition