Vocation

Spending as much time as I have in witnessing and eventually it’s inevitable that we would hit a wall.  No matter how logically we presented the case, no matter the force of reason, no matter how clearly the mocker or scoffer we were talking to saw...

Humiliation of Christ

Being human we all know all too well what it is like to be humiliated. Some of the most vivid memories of my childhood that I have are not from the moments of pride, they’re not from the moments of accomplishment, but they’re from the moments of my...

Kingly Office of Christ

There are two kingdoms in this world to which we all belong. As humans we are born bound to sin and as such we are born into the Kingdom of Satan. Yet Satan is a harsh King. The consequences of sin can be recognized to be harsh even by those who...

Intercession of Christ

In the Old Covenant it says that the eyes of the LORD are looking throughout the earth and that it marveled God that there was not an intercessor.  The present work of Christ is some of the most important work for the Christian of today because Christ...

For Whom Did Christ Die?

As an internal debate within the Church there has been a new discussion since the rise of Arminius in the 16th Century who challenged the view held in the Church since the time of Augustine that Christ had died solely for the Church as God’s special...

The Exaltation of Christ

The story of Christianity does not end with the crucifixion of Christ.  When I was taking a course on Jewish Mysticism at San Jose State University, a student with me mocked me for taking a stance for holiness saying that I might end up like Christ. ...

The Satisfaction of Christ

On that stormy day when Jesus was hung dying on the cross, he gasped that, “It was finished.” But it was not His ministry that was finished.  The Greek word and the Hebrew word from which the quote referred to both referred to the finishing of an...