Our hope is founded on Jesus rising from the dead. If there is no resurrection, our faith is worthless; if Christ did not rise, we are still under condemnation.
The Passover is a beacon of hope in an otherwise hopeless milieu. Jesus provided hope at His last Passover, exuding confidence despite what lay ahead.
In the turbulent and uncertain times ahead, we will need extraordinary fortitude and courage. Trials can improving perseverance or active endurance.
In I Corinthians 15, Paul expounds the resurrection, recalling the basic facts of the gospel message, stressing that salvation is an ongoing process.
Though it may sound pretentious or even blasphemous, God's Word shows that we will become literal offspring of the Eternal God, sharing His name and nature.
Had Paul not appealed to Caesar, Agrippa (moved by Paul's testimony and convinced of his innocence) would have set him free. But God had other plans.
'God' and 'science' are assumed to be mutually exclusive or contradictory. But true science substantiates the awesome complexity of God's handiwork.
Modern victimization has put its own twist on the false doctrine of baptizing for the dead. Minority groups are demanding apologies for historical wrongs.
Just because something is simple does not make it true and just because something is complex does not make it false. Deeper knowledge often comes with complexity.