Monthly Archives: May 2010

Worship: Not Just Words and Music in Church

This past Saturday at our service I found myself leading the singing on an impromptu basis because our song leader was unable to leave a crisis on his farm at the time (and it was too late to warn me … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Jesus and the Jewish Festivals

“John 5-10 is dominated by Jesus’ actions and discourses on the occasion of several Jewish festivals, suggesting that in some way he offers a replacement for all of them. On the Sabbath feast (Jn. 5), as he exercised the powers … Continue reading

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Pentecost: A Time to Gather In

As Kevin Howard and Marvin Rosenthal picture the scene in The Feasts of the Lord, the Temple service was just ending on that fateful Pentecost day in Jerusalem, when the throngs are attracted to a nondescript house near the Temple … Continue reading

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From Resurrection to Ascension: Gifts For Jesus’ People

Wayne Hart presented this on May 22, the day before Pentecost. The city of Jerusalem was reeling from the events of Passover in the early 30’s AD. The headlines “Body Missing!” and “‘Jesus Alive!’ Claim Disciples” in the “Capernaum Sun” … Continue reading

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Two Songs For Pentecost

The first song is a meditation on God’s promise that King David’s seed would build a “house” for God’s name and how Jesus Christ fulfils that promise in an unexpected way. A House For God’s Name The second song is … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: James Pate on Living Like It’s Your Last Day

“People have told me that I should live each day as if it’s my last. To be honest, that makes no sense to me. If this were my last day, I wouldn’t perform many of my responsibilities. I probably wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Eternal Torment?

The bulk of this material comes from the latter half of The Final End of the Wicked, an article originally published in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society in September of 1984 (pages 325-334). Edward Fudge is a layperson, … Continue reading

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