What Next?!

After such a climactic end to the gospel accounts, you might wonder “what could possibly be next?” In other words, to the early disciples, how could life be anything but mundane after such a phenomenal experience? But that was hardly the case! Invigorated by Jesus’ defeat of death itself, the disciples spent their lives obeying Jesus’ commission to go and make disciples. Continue reading “What Next?!”

Face Set Like A Flint

“For the Lord God will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.” Isaiah 50:7

On Palm Sunday 2020, we considered the mindset of Christ as He went into Jerusalem, knowing all He would suffer for the sins of His people. And yet He went, He drank of the bitter cup, He finished the work. Continue reading “Face Set Like A Flint”

The Law as a Shadow (Moses and Joshua)

It’s a clearly established fact that the central theme of the entire Bible is Christ. While He is revealed in the New Testament, He was foreshadowed and prophesied of in the Old Testament.

In today’s broadcast, Ben Winslett considers one such “shadow,” drawing a parallel between Moses and Joshua and their respective relationships to the Promised Land.

Radio broadcast for June 13, 2021 Continue reading “The Law as a Shadow (Moses and Joshua)”

Practical Applications from the Law

The New Testament is emphatic that the Old Covenant law stands forever fulfilled in Christ Jesus. He kept it to a jot and a tittle in our stead. But just because the law is fulfilled doesn’t mean we can’t learn from it. First, there are often underlying practical reasons for many of the laws (touching a corpse, handling of waste, etc.). Moreover, we can find shadows of Christ and His work as we think more deeply about the principles of each law.

In today’s Words of Grace, we consider three random examples of this from the book of Leviticus.

Radio broadcast for April 25, 2021 Continue reading “Practical Applications from the Law”