Luke 2

Review
Jul 21, 2018
Benjamin I. SimpsonBenjamin I. Simpson
The Followers of Jesus as the ‘Servant’: Luke’s Model from Isaiah for the Disciples in Luke-Acts. Holly Beers presents a reading of Luke-Acts through the Isaianic Servant Songs. Many before Beers have traced Luke’s use of the Old Testament and specifically Isaiah (for...
Public Square
Dec 19, 2017
Mary Jo SharpMary Jo SharpMikel Del RosarioMikel Del RosarioDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Was the Virgin Birth Copied from Other Religions? In this episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock, Mikel Del Rosario, and Mary Jo Sharp discus claims that Jesus’ virgin birth story was copied from pagan religions.
Bible
Dec 14, 2017
Reg GrantReg Grant
Adopted Dr. Reg Grant, chair and senior professor of the Media Arts and Worship Department, dramatizes part of the story of Joseph, Jesus' earthly father, and reflects on the lessons he...
Review
Sep 20, 2017
Joseph D. FantinJoseph D. Fantin
Right Texts, Wrong Meanings: Busting Myths from Popular New Testament Texts In this little volume, Sam Tsang targets commonly misinterpreted texts in an attempt to help the average evangelical churchgoer better understand the Bible. After a brief...
Podcast
Apr 25, 2017
J. Scott HorrellJ. Scott HorrellJustin BassJustin BassDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Who is Jesus? In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Scott Horrell, and Justin Bass discuss Christology, focusing on early texts implicitly revealing Jesus’ divine identity.
Faith & Work
Jun 10, 2015
David M. Hoffeditz
They Were Single Too: A Sampling of 8 Bible Characters Single adults in the Bible demonstrate that the single life is both a viable option and one that affords people the opportunity to live uniquely for the Lord—undistracted by...
Article
Dec 24, 2013
Mikel Del RosarioMikel Del Rosario
Did Luke Get The Christmas Story Wrong? For many Christians, Luke’s account of Jesus’ birth is a familiar and well-loved passage rather than a point of contention regarding the veracity of Scripture. Yet some...
Book Excerpts
Dec 1, 2012
Klaus D. Issler
Jesus Values Business In this excerpt from his book, Living into the Life of Jesus, Dr. Klaus Issler explores a biblical view of work and the frequent gap between Sunday and Monday.
Spiritual Life
Dec 1, 2007
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Giving Outside the Box Because God has given this gift to us, He calls us “to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms” (1 Pet. 4:10).
Article
Dec 6, 2006
Merry Mas? Christmas isn't Christmas without Christ, is it? Click here for creative ideas to celebrate Christmas this year.
Article
Dec 6, 2006
Charles H. DyerGregory A. HattebergGregory A. Hatteberg
O Little Towns of... …Bethlehem, Ramah, and Nazareth. A survey of biblical references to three out-of-the-way villages aids our understanding of God's Word to humans in the person of His Son.
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Jesus and the Fifth Commandment Where does the Fifth Commandment fit in Jesus’ teachings? For many, the Lord’s words in Luke 14:26 may come to mind: “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Shocking Shepherd Ironies In his clasic text, How to Read the Bible as Literature, Leland Ryken says dramatic irony is the “most predictably effective way of eliciting reader involvement in a story.” In...
Ministry
Jul 7, 2006
Sandra GlahnSandra Glahn
Storytelling: The Twelve Ways of Christmas What other time of year can we walk into the mall and hear music that directs us to worship Christ the Lord? When else can we stroll through business offices and see strings of...
Spiritual Life
Jul 7, 2006
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
The Mystery of Christmas In A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charles Schultz reminded his viewers of the true meaning of Christmas by having Linus quote Luke 2 straight out of the Bible.
Article
Jul 7, 2006
John W. Reed
A Shepherd's Song My name is Heber and I'm a shepherd on the night watch.  I don't have an honored position in society.  The only ones lower than us shepherds are lepers. We have a reputation for...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Timothy J. RalstonTimothy J. Ralston
A Song for Every Day Last year Dr. Timothy Ralston wrote a Kindred Spirit review of a book on the twelve days of Christmas. It generated a lot of interest. So, after further study, he tells us what he...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Cloning, Stem-Cell Research and the Bible THE GENETIC REVOLUTION MAY HAVE BEGUN in the twentieth century, but its impact will be felt mostly in the twenty-first century. Meanwhile, as knowledge in genetics doubles every...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Steve Faulkner
Marveling at the Mystery

Being supernatural, angels possess abilities that far exceed ours. Yet there’s one thing they still can’t figure out.