But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption 1 Corinthians 1:30 Paul says that Christ Himself became our wisdom, but he doesn't stop there. He adds three more things that Christ became for us: righteousness, sanctification, and redemption. Paul could have added more … Continue reading Jesus in the Small Words
Usually, when a Christian says that a certain person led them to Christ, they mean that person was instrumental in their initial conversion. However, being led to Christ doesn’t end at conversion. You need people to lead you to Christ, not only as a matter of initial conversion, but also as a matter of daily … Continue reading Leaders, Fathers, and Idols
According to 1 Corinthians 1:30, Christ has become wisdom for you: “But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption—that, as it is written, ‘He who glories, let him glory in the LORD.’” During the time of Jesus’s ministry, He was known as a … Continue reading Rest in Jesus as Your Wisdom
The will of God for you is that you grow in the knowledge of the Lord, seeing Him more clearly every day. A clear vision of Him will change your life.
The gospel glorifies God in giving Him to us for free. This is not what anyone imagined was the best way to glorify God.
Jesus Christ accomplished the eternal purpose of God. The total worth of that accomplishment, while apprehended by faith, is yet to be seen on earth.
The universe was created to glorify God. You were created to fellowship with God by sharing in the Father's delight in the Son.
Death is consistent and it has been around for a long time. But it nevertheless is a usurper. Jesus did not recognize death’s authority as legitimate.
Hebrews 5:8 says that "He learned obedience by the things which He suffered.” He also came to terms with His true, eternal identity.
Sin is not passive. It is active agreement with the tempter. It is not so much a weakness as it is the end of the weakness of being tempted.