Christ in Greek society

The coming of Christ turned the world upside down. As the fourth-century Christian bishop and writer Athanasius (296 – 373AD) points out, the impact of Christ upon early Greek society showed clearly that this was no ordinary person. “When did people begin to abandon the worship of idols, unless it were since the very Word…

Christ our Mediator

  Who is a Mediator? A mediator is one who stands between two aggrieved parties. He works to reconcile them and establish peace.   Why do we need a mediator? Why can’t we just relate with God directly? Well, the scriptures reveal that relating with God directly is actually the state in which God made…

‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus

Faith in Christ is an anchor for the soul. To rest on Christ for salvation, through trials, and for promises, is a privilege beyond words. May we receive grace to wholly trust in Him. ’Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, Just to take Him at His Word; Just to rest upon His promise, And…

Christ, Race, and Gender

When we lose our root in God and deny our obligation to Him, we turn our differences into our identity, rather than our joint likeness to God. The black man glories in his Black-ness, the white man boasts in his white skin. The gentleman boasts of his masculinity, and the lady takes pride in her feminine…