Celebrating Christ’s First Coming, Anticipating His Second Coming

Hebrews 9:28: “So Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.”  Every Christmas we make a big deal out of Christ’s first coming, as we should. What could be better news than knowing God sent His Son to save His people from … Continue reading Celebrating Christ’s First Coming, Anticipating His Second Coming

The Importance of Christ’s Ascension

R.C. Sproul has said (among others) “If there is any dimension of the life and work of Christ that is neglected in the church today, it’s His ascension.” Evangelicals, for the most part, do a good job of emphasizing the life, death, and resurrection of Christ. We often fail to see, however, the importance of the ascension. The ascension is Christ’s return to heaven after the … Continue reading The Importance of Christ’s Ascension