The Supremacy of Christ

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As we look around at the general troubles of the world and at the specific trials we face in our own contexts—ravaging wars, ethnic strife, poverty, pandemic, and persecution—we may wonder if God is really reigning [...]

Aruthuckal Varughese John
Friday, September 1st 2023

In 1970, Warner Brothers sold over two million records of the catchy tune, ‘Spirit in the Sky.’ A one-hit wonder, Norman Greenbaum’s song proved to be a classic. Though it was birthed in the hippie generation, you’re still bound to hear it everywhere you go. It was featured in movies such as Apollo 13 and […]

Matthew Barrett
Saturday, April 30th 2016

Jesus died for our sins, but he’s not on the cross anymore; he’s seated at the right hand of the Father, ruling the universe. Despite the overwhelming importance of Jesus sitting in heaven (mentioned around thirty-three times in the New Testament), it is an aspect of his work that is often overlooked in the church. […]

Jeremy Treat
Saturday, April 30th 2016

Jesus’ reign as ‘King of kings and Lord of lords’ (Rev. 19:16) is an essential aspect of the gospel we believe. He is the God who has come with might to reign for the Lord and satisfy the deepest needs and longings of his people (see Isa. 40:9–10). Throughout redemptive history, the Messiah was revealed […]

Mika Edmondson
Saturday, October 31st 2015

A jingle that I had drummed into me as a schoolboy ran, “Good, better, best; never let it rest; until your good is better and your better best.” For quite a while this helped me deal with a tendency to settle for mediocrity instead of pursuing excellence, a useful lesson for someone who preferred a […]

Hywel R. Jones
Wednesday, December 31st 2014

I admit that I was (and am) an athletic misfit, but I suspect I wasn't the only one always picked last for kickball in school. Did you ever eat alone in the cafeteria? Were you ever rejected by the "cool kids" in high school? We all need to know that we are accepted, valued, and […]

Chris Vogel
Wednesday, December 31st 2014

I am a pretty impulsive person. There is a check I need to take to the bank. I rush out the door, jump in the car, and am halfway to my destination when I realize that I’ve forgotten the check. The most humiliating part of it is that I will have to return home and […]

Michael S. Horton
Friday, December 17th 2010

"In this book, we are arguing that Christianity is ChristÂ?nothing more, nothing less" (23). "If the church does not reorient and become Christological at its core, any steps taken [in the future] will be backwards" (xiv). So say Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola in their co-authored volume Jesus Manifesto: Restoring the Supremacy and Sovereignty of […]

Mark Vander Pol
Leonard Sweet
Monday, November 1st 2010

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

Picture of J. Ligon Duncan, IIIJ. Ligon Duncan, IIISenior Minister, First Presbyterian Church
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