1 Corinthians 12:12-27 Paul’s teaching on Christian living is visualized in this picture of Christ’s body, formed of many parts. While visually and functionally diverse, we are all parts of Christ’s own body. This picture should lead us to see
1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Chapter 5 begins a long-running thread where Paul contrasts their freedom in Christ with their call to be God’s holy temple. Paul confronts the issue of sexual immorality by teaching about the holistic nature of sex. After
1 Corinthians 1:1-13 Paul’s letter to the young, divided, growing yet struggling church in Corinth begins by reminding them of their foundation (as stated 11 times in this passage): Jesus Christ. Paul’s first appeal? Be clear about whose body we’re
Matthew 3:13-17 The baptism of Jesus marks the affirmation of his identity and the beginning of his work in the world. Baptism marks our rebirth and our call to serve the world. After all, whose name were we baptized in (1
Matthew 2:1-12 The story of the Magi is a story of God’s call to join something bigger than ourselves – the Body of Christ – in reaching the world
Colossians 1:11-23 Paul claims the ultimate authority of Christ as cocreator with God, under whom God has placed all things. This “closes the loop” on the creation story, setting all things back in order through the cross.
Malachi 4:1-2a Malachi calls the day of the Lord “great and dreadful” in this closing passage of the Old Testament and paints a vision to match. God will come like a consuming fire, like a furnace. But that same
Luke 20:27-38 A recommitment to first principles: Scriptures and the Power of God.
Daniel 7:1-18 Daniel’s dream displays a sharp contrast between transient kingdoms and the eternal Kingdom of God, inherited by his holy people.
Genesis 32:22-31 A recommitment to engage God in the darkness. We wrestle God not to see who wins, but to be drawn into deeper intimacy.