Nostalgia can be a powerful emotion that wraps us in a cocoon of comfort as we long for the good ol' days when everything seemed to be right with the world. As reminiscing lulls us into thinking that today's challenges are somehow greater than those in the past, we often yearn to return to a simpler time and find ourselves looking back wistfully at days gone by.
Contemporary church goers may find themselves considering the early days of the Christian church in this way, yet nothing could be further from the truth. In this series, Alistair Begg traces a ...
As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. -Luke 9:51
Do you ever get so caught up in the details of your own circumstances that you miss the bigger picture of the world around you? If so, then you’re in good company.
In the final weeks of his life, Jesus deliberately turned his attention toward Jerusalem and the events that awaited him there. While the disciples followed him on his physical journey toward the city, they remained woefully out of step with his greatest redemptive concerns.
He then began to ...