The Shekinah – A Study in the Glory of Christ

The cloud of God’s glory that settled over the wilderness Tabernacle and later over the Temple in Jerusalem during Israel’s early history has been called the “Shekinah Glory.” What does “Shekinah” mean – and how did the triune...

The Whole Truth – God’s Complete Revelation

The Bible claims to be the inspired Word of God – the foundation for truth. But, is it the whole truth? Are there other books that should have been included in the Bible – like the Apocrypha or the Gnostic Writings? What about the Mormon claim that the...

The Bible – Reliable Authority in the Search for Truth

Reality is the substance of life and truth reflects what is real. Yet, the nagging question persists – is there such a thing as absolute truth? This is exactly what the Bible claims for itself, that it is the source and foundation of truth. Now, of course,...

Shadows of the Cross – The Five Levitical Offerings

It took five separate and distinct sacrificial offerings to expose what Jesus’ death on the cross would accomplish for us. Three sweet-savor offerings foreshadowed how Jesus fulfilled our deficiency to truly love God and our neighbor, while the non-sweet-savor...

Understanding the Book of Revelation

Grasping the Big Picture • Dr. Dan Hayden • For people who know something about the Bible, the Book of Revelation really is intriguing. Most people expect that it reveals some very important things about the future… and it does. Yet for many, the book remains a...

The End is Near

Obadiah The Edomites were a proud people who postured themselves as enemies of the God of heaven. Like other nations before and after them, they were ripe for God’s judgment. Using the apocalyptic Day of the Lord as the focus of his prophecy, Obadiah explains...

In Pursuit of Spiritual Passion

Lessons learned from the Ephesian Church To have a significant impact in the community we must have a commitment to spiritual passion for Jesus Christ. The level of passion, not the level of knowledge, will be the measure of our impact. People will be drawn to Christ...

Living with Hope

Hebrews – The Preeminence of Christ When times get tough, God’s people need hope. The Book of Hebrews addresses this concern by drawing the believer’s attention to the glorious perfections of Christ in WHO He is and WHAT he did. Learning to live by...

He Tabernacled Among Us

John – The Gospel of Christ’s Deity John begins his gospel by telling us that Jesus is God and that he tabernacled (or, dwelled) among us. This Tabernacle motif then becomes the format for John’s presentation of the life of Christ. From the Brazen...

Truth Matters

Discovering the Relational Side of Truth It’s not enough to know the Bible; you also have to know Christ. That’s what makes truth a living reality.  Truth is nothing but stagnant reality unless it is infused with a living dynamic. The Bible presents truth...