Our Rest, His Glory

Our Rest, His Glory

 

Rest: What a glorious word! Those who’ve labored under a summer sun know the blessing simple rest can bring. Remember that tall glass of iced lemonade under a shaded porch with a gentle breeze blowing? Rest, even … Read the rest

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Missional Sabbath

Missional Sabbath

Some people claim that we who keep Sabbath on the seventh day are legalistic, exchanging God’s grace for law, earning salvation by works. But Isaiah 58 tells a different story — that Sabbath is a grace of God bestowed on … Read the rest

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Jesus on the Sabbath

Jesus on the Sabbath

 

 

Growing up in Sabbathkeeping churches, I’ve heard hundreds of sermons dealing, directly or indirectly, with Sabbath. Most of these didn’t say much about Jesus and the Sabbath. Rather, they provided theological base, arguments for observance, and Sabbath rules … Read the rest

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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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