Reading Time: 4 minutes As we continue our exploration of the “stained glass witnesses” in the Marble Chapel here at Emmaus, we come next to two small windows with names and a few symbols but no pictures. The first […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes What is striking about Matthew’s account of crucifixion is the number of supernatural events that accompany the final three hours and the death of Jesus (Matt. 27:45-54). The sky turned dark at midday. The curtain in the temple was ripped in two. There was an earthquake. Tombs were opened and some of the dead came to life. This is what happened when the Sinless One was made sin; when the Lord of Glory was crucified; when the Author of Life died. The created order was testifying that something of unparalleled magnitude was taking place to the Creator himself. Let’s reflect on the first of these events.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Christians linger often and long at the cross. But we should also gaze at the empty tomb and our hearts be lifted in amazement at the power of God at work on our behalf.
Reading Time: 5 minutes After a while of staring into the heavens, it hits you… He created it all – the sun, the moon, the stars. He is higher than we are. He is greater than we are. In Him all things consist and are held together. The cosmos was created by an almighty God, a personal God, who controls all things—and that God wants to have a relationship with his creation.
Reading Time: 3 minutes We live in confusing and uncertain times. Lately it seems every day we open our newsfeed or email to read about another closure, canceled appointment or postponed event. However, each one of us has an […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Adapted from an article Dr. Daniel Smith wrote for Journey Magazine in Spring 2014. Dr. Smith went home to be with the Lord on February 19th of 2020. Read about his life and legacy here: https://www.emmaus.edu/blog-standard/emmaus-mourns-the-loss-beloved-chancellor-and-former-president-dr-daniel-h-smith
Reading Time: 4 minutes While walking with Jesus, I have been hurt, attacked, confused, and broken, but never by Him. The walk has been far from easy, but Jesus has been constantly gentle as He leads me along. We […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes From the Pilgrims … “America was founded as a Christian nation.” “America was founded on the principle of religious freedom.” “The founding fathers were evangelical Christians.” “The founding fathers were deists.” These are just some […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Lord God, Father of new beginnings, fresh starts, and recommitments, we bow in your presence to dedicate the coming year to you. We confess your sovereign orchestration of our lives down to the most intricate […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scriptures present the miracle of Emmanuel, God with us, from a multitude of viewpoints and perspectives. Each viewpoint or perspective usually had some corresponding responses, some good and some not so good. Come and […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes It doesn’t take a lot of insight to notice that there is something terribly wrong with our world. Scrolling through Facebook, Twitter, or the news only makes this reality even more blatant. Ignominious acts are […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes The words of Simeon have become part of the Latin liturgy, called the Nunc Dimittis for Simeon’s first words in the Latin Vulgate: Nunc dimittis servum tuum, – Now let Your servant … Luke provides […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Recently, we talked about two fairly recent Reformation-themed board games, inspired in part because many of you seem to still be living in the First Golden Age of Boardgaming. While that is fine in its […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes John Walker The author of Hebrews wrote, “Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith” (NASB, 13:7). The author of Hebrews is exhorting […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes For the common things of every day, God gave men words in the ordinary way.For the deeper things men think and feel, God gave poets words to reveal.But for the heights and depths no words […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes In the midst of the Modern Golden Age of Boardgaming, as we now find ourselves, an interesting but quite disparate pair of board games have come out fairly recently, offering up the opportunity to learn […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Editor’s note: The following article was originally delivered as a Discover Emmaus chapel message on the campus of Emmaus Bible College. The sermonic tone and style are here intentionally retained. Significantly, out of these insults […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Editor’s note: The following article was originally delivered as a Discover Emmaus chapel message on the campus of Emmaus Bible College. The sermonic tone and style are here intentionally retained. On the front wall of […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes This past summer I had the pleasure and privilege of participating in the excavations conducted by the Associates for Biblical Research at ancient Shiloh in central Israel under the supervision of Dr. Scott Stripling. For […]