The Gospel in Genesis (Part 1)

Genesis 3:15 “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.” Luther’s Commentary “It is on Satan that this sentence is pronounced, as his final judgment. It is Satan that is here placed before God’s tribunal. For God here speaks to the […]

Christus Victor

The gospel is like the sun with its brilliance, glory, and diverse rays of light. Every beam of light from the gospel sun is a different facet of gospel glory. There is the beam of redemption, reconciliation, justification and propitiation. Each beam of gospel light tells us something unique about God, ourselves, sin, and salvation. […]

God’s Military Campaign Against Death

Death is one of the greatest enemies of mankind. Throughout Scripture it is personified as an unstoppable power and force before which all mankind must eventually bow. I was struck this morning by this text in 1 Timothy that puts a fresh spin on why the gospel is good news. According to Paul, the appearing […]