Heaven and Earth

By: A.T. Walker In “Preeminent”, we will look through Colossians 1:15-20 to see the Christology that Paul lays out there for the purpose of better knowing the person and works of Jesus Christ. Verse 16 begins with the declaration that “all things were created” by Jesus Christ. The verse goes on to spell out exactly... Continue Reading →

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A message for my absent brothers…

A burden of the Lord is on me, more often, concerning more and more of my brothers. It's painful to count them. I found this message from some time ago, and I am posting it here (with the names removed) as a letter to all my brothers to whom it applies. I have this against... Continue Reading →

The Glory of Christ in Genesis 4:10

Genesis 4:10 The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to Me from the ground. Genesis 3 ends with Adam and Eve banished from Eden. Chapter 4 begins with the birth of Cain and Abel, brothers, the first children born of a woman. Concerning the first brothers, A.W. Pink notes that “Both Cain and Abel... Continue Reading →

SOS #002

We could sojourn in sorrow. After all, sorrow has its place. But we cannot let sorrow become bitterness. It is meant to become joy! Should we accept good from God's hand and not evil? Should we accept pleasure and not pain? If, in Christ, we are blessed with every spiritual blessing—what has the Father not... Continue Reading →

The Glory of Christ in Genesis 3:21

Genesis 3:21 The LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them.   Genesis chapter 2 ends with the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed--a short-lived paradise, it seems... Before they can even be fruitful and multiply, the crafty serpent is prowling about, seeking whom... Continue Reading →

SOS #001

SOS The universal cry of distress. But in my SOS, I must keep something at the forefront of my mind. Something that in recent years has shot through my heart and flows in my bloodstream... God is sovereign—He has decreed every tire track I leave behind, every headache that my wife feels, every joy in... Continue Reading →

The Glory of Christ in Genesis 1:3

Genesis 1:3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.   Imagine: Before this command, there was no light in creation. The Spirit of God was hovering where there was darkness and formlessness. Then God spoke.   God created by speaking.   Isaiah 55:10-11 For as the rain and the snow come... Continue Reading →

The End of “the End”

When you are in the market for a certain car, you start seeing them everywhere. It's like you never realized there were so many of that make and model. If I've shopped for glasses recently, I tend to notice everyone else's specs. Something similar happens with words. I've been thinking about the word "end". Now... Continue Reading →

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