Good news: eternal life starts now. We can expect daily abundance from the hand of the God who dwells in us--wonderful news for right here, today.

Some believers have bought in to a truncated, transactional Gospel—one that promises something in the future, but doesn’t relate all that much to today. But Jesus clearly communicated that His Kingdom good news was magnificent news for daily living. 

Why are the cross, Jesus' death, and resurrection so important? Why all the hype?

Do you really expect God to do something today? I mean really do something?

Social research tells us that despite the proliferation of social media, people are lonelier than ever. Do you ever feel alone? Abandoned? Without anyone you can really talk to?

In the letter to the church at Colossae, Paul reveals the central message he’s been asked to deliver. He calls it, “the mystery that has been kept hidden for ages and generations, but is now disclosed to the saints” (Colossians 1:26 NIV). What is this mystery?

My earthly dad died in January. He had been sick for years. My dad loved me in many ways and I’m a product of some of his wonderful aspects. But, we didn’t always see eye to eye. Through the years my dad and I sorted all that out and talked it through. At his death, we had nothing that separated us.

In the New Testament, once again, our mighty God reveals Himself, this time in the Gospel—a multifaceted gemstone of fulfilled promise and good news.

Consider the seedbed of the Gospel—the people of Israel. We see God revealing Himself to His people increasingly over time. He never changed, but His revelation has allowed His people to know Him more clearly over time.

I’ve heard the Good News of Jesus described as a beautiful gemstone. Depending on the angle that you are looking at it, you see different facets and splendor. Only as you consider the whole gem do you see the fullness of its amazing quality and character. What are some of those angles?