Coming to Christ Like a Child (Mark 10:13-16)

Jesus on Marriage and Divorce (Mark 10:1-12)

If there was ever a time in which the teaching of our Lord in this passage needs to be heard, it’s now. It was back in 1948 that Pitirim Sorokin sounded the alarm. He had founded the department of sociology at Harvard University. Sorokin showed that in 1910, the divorce rate in America was ten…

God’s Glorious Display of a Sovereign Salvation (Exod. 14:1-18)

God’s Glorious Display of a Sovereign Salvation (Exod. 14:1-18)

Our text is located within the history of Israel’s exodus from Egypt. The event of the exodus is a paradigm of salvation. To be sure, not every Israelite who was physically redeemed from Egypt and led through the Red Sea experienced eternal salvation (1 Cor. 10:5). Many of them did not believe and perished as…

The King Calls for Conversion (Mark 1:14–15)

The King Calls for Conversion (Mark 1:14–15)

The time of prophetic fulfillment had arrived. God had begun the initial step of bringing human history to its consummate end by inaugurating His kingdom through the Messiah. The momentous nature of this newly introduced epoch of redemptive history called for urgency. “The time is fulfilled,” Jesus proclaimed. The apocalypse, the cataclysmic unveiling of the Holiness from heaven, had begun.