How the Little Lord Jesus Asleep on the Hay Accomplishes Salvation: Understanding the Work of Christ in His Infancy           

Cory Thompson (Editor Note: In this special year-end article, Cory Thompson connects some important biblical doctrines to the birth of Christ. We hope it fuels clearer thinking about this part of Scripture in the future!) The narratives surrounding the Christmas event are rarely read with Jesus in his infancy, childhood, and adolescence accomplishing salvation. If anything, the Christ-child is idle, …

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Christmas Greetings + Bonus Content

(Editorial Note: As a gift to our readers, we’re reposting this 2019 article written by the late Dr. Thomas Marberry, longtime professor, pastor, author, and Theological Commission member. Merry Christmas!) Where Was Jesus Born? Dr. Thomas Marberry Matthew and Luke both give brief discussions of Jesus’ birth. They emphasize the importance of his birth, but they manifest little interest in …

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Favorite Books in 2023: Part 4

W. Jackson Watts Each year I produce a list of the best books I read in the past calendar year. I simply don’t have the luxury of confining myself to those titles only published in that specific year, though obviously some of them are quite recent. I increasingly find it difficult to produce these lists. A book I expected to …

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Favorite Books in 2023: Part 3

Rodney Holloman For many years, I have tried to enter January focusing on the Lord and His attributes by reading A.W. Tozer’s seminal works, The Knowledge of The Holy and The Pursuit of God. Tozer’s writing always challenges me. Even though I have worked through these numerous times, they still seem fresh and refreshing to my soul. These books serve …

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