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The Sufering Servant

The Sufering Servant

The suffering servant “But He was wounded for our transgressions; He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was on Him; and with His stripes we ourselves are healed.” (Isa 53:5) Prophet Isaiah in chapter 52 through 53 foretells of the suffering of our Lord Jesus Christ on Calvary's tree. Isaiah gives […]

Prophet Priest and King

Prophet Priest and King

Prophet, Priest and King “Praise Him, praise Him Jesus, our blessed Redeemer, Heav’nly portals loud with hosannas ring, Jesus, Savior, reigneth forever and ever. Crown Him! Crown Him Prophet, and Priest, and King!” Prophet, Priest and King The three offices that are given to Jesus in the Bible are that of Prophet, Priest and King. […]

Who do you say that I am

Who do you say that I am

Who do you say that I am? “He said to them, But who do you say I am?” Mat 16:15 Who do you say I am? Jesus asked His desciples: “Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?”and in response His disciples replied: “some people say You are Elijah and some say […]

Hypostatic Union

Hypostatic Union

The Hypostatic Union “Jesus is not a split personality. His two natures are united so perfectly that He can do things that only human beings do and things that only God does without changing the character of His divine nature or His human nature. Ultimately, we cannot fully explain this mystery, as there is nothing […]

Christ Died For God

Christ Died For God

“Christ died for God. Most people think of salvation as Christ dying for us, and there is, of course, a sense in which that is absolutely true and completely true and not at all untrue, but it is not the full picture. The only way that Christ could die for us would be to die […]

Jesus_ Islam_ Pharisees_ and the New Per...

Jesus_ Islam_ Pharisees_ and the New Perspective on Paul

Jesus, Islam, Pharisees, and the New Perspective on Paul By John Piper. ©2013 Desiring God Foundation. Website: desiringGod.org Listening to an interview by Mark Dever with Thabiti Anyabwile, I heard Mark use an illustration that I found tremendously helpful. It relates to the question whether Muslims and Christians worship the same God under different names. […]