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Reasons to Believe the Resurrection

One of the things that distinguishes the Christian faith from other faiths is that it is a “historical religion” – it is not just a statement of beliefs but about historical things that happened. The resurrection of Jesus is the most important of these events that happened...

You Died and Rose Again!

One of my favorite writers, Michael Horton, points out that the Christian faith is a “good news story” in that it is a “news” story of something that happened – Jesus rose from the dead – and it is good news! While most news stories don’t involve us (I...

The Ascension and the “Descension” of Jesus

After Jesus ascended into heaven, two men dressed in white robes spoke to his disciples saying, “This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven” (Acts 1:11). Therefore, not only does the ascension gives us comfort that...

Ascension Day – Jesus is Not on Vacation!

Christians make a big deal about the birth of Christ (Christmas), his death (Good Friday), and his resurrection (Easter/Resurrection Sunday) – and rightly so, as these are key events in Christ’s life and his work on our behalf. However, Christians often overlook another important...