A Time to Grow

A Time to Grow

 

I wasn’t always as enthusiastic about the Sabbath as I am today. Twenty-five years ago, I thought Sabbath was just another word for church — something I did with my lola (Filipino for grandmother). I always greeted the day … Read the rest

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The Blessed Day

The Blessed Day

 

 

The week has passed. My work is done. Sun has set; Sabbath is here. I’m so ready.… Read the rest

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The Resurrected One

The Resurrected One

Why is Jesus of Nazareth the most memorable and remarkable person who ever lived?… Read the rest

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Women of Witness

Women of Witness

In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre (Matthew 28:1, KJV).… Read the rest

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Trilogy

Trilogy

As It Was

As a kid, I developed interest in old things. My uncle, a carpenter, taught me to refinish, rebuild, and restore antique furniture. Later, I happened on some magazines the library was throwing away. They were full of … Read the rest

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Viewpoint: Grace and Truth Quest

Viewpoint: Grace and Truth Quest

What does John mean when he says the only begotten Son of the Father is “full of grace and truth” (1:14)?Read the rest

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Jesus Medley

Jesus Medley

Abundant Life

Jesus came so we could have life and have it more abundantly (John 10:10b). “I am the good shepherd,” He said (v. 14). The desire of all good shepherds is that their sheep have abundant life — good … Read the rest

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Wings

Wings

I have always wanted to fly. But I lack the wings.

I envy the birds and bees and butterflies that take no thought for gravity. That fundamental force that grounds me is no obstacle for them. With delightful freedom they … Read the rest

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Nahum: Historian or Prophet?

Nahum: Historian or Prophet?

The prophet Nahum wrote about the spectacular downfall of ancient Nineveh. His writings lend support to the Bible as an accurate historical source. The question is whether Nahum wrote only history or chillingly accurate prophecy.… Read the rest

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Heaven Is. . .

Heaven Is. . .

To many Christians, few themes are more precious than heaven, a topic in which fact and fiction are easily confused. Try to identify truth or myth in these four statements. The comments that follow each are our effort to help … Read the rest

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