Why Good Friday is Good (John 12:23)

March 25, 2016Resurrection of Jesus

“And Jesus answered them, ‘The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.’” Growing up, I always wondered why we called Good Friday, “Good.” After all, the historical events that this day commemorates do not exactly constitute humanity’s finest hour. It was on this day that sinful humanity killed the perfect Son … Read More

Don’t Simply Believe the Resurrection

March 24, 2016Resurrection of Jesus

Christ the Lord is risen! He has risen indeed. But don’t simply believe it. The risen Christ exercises dominion over the expanse of history. He is the alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. In the final words recorded in Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus says, “Surely I am with you always, to the very end … Read More

New audio by Iain Murray on the Resurrection

April 18, 2014Audio, Resurrection of Jesus

We would like to make a new audio available today! Iain Murray recently preached a sermon at Clifton Baptist Church in Louisville, KY, called “What the Resurrection Means for Christians – Acts 4:33.” Here is the audio below, followed by a short description of Murray from monergism.com, where you can listen to many of Murray’s … Read More

Good Friday – The Final Days of Jesus

April 18, 2014Audio, Resurrection of Jesus

In one of my previous Book Notes, I recommended The Final Days of Jesus: The Most Important Week of the Most Important Person Who Ever Lived, by Andreas J. Köstenberger and Justin Taylor, with Alexander Stewart. This week Justin Taylor has been posting videos that go along with the book, highlighting each day of passion … Read More

Atonement and the Logic of Resurrection in the Epistle to the Hebrews (Review)

January 16, 2014Atonement, Resurrection of Jesus, Reviews

What does Hebrews say about the bodily resurrection of Jesus? David Moffitt, in the revised version of his doctoral dissertation at Duke University entitled Atonement and the Logic of Resurrection in the Epistle to the Hebrews, seeks to answer this question. Moffitt’s thesis is two-fold: First, the bodily resurrection of Jesus is essential to the … Read More

Why the Resurrection Changes Everything

March 29, 2013Matthew Barrett, Resurrection of Jesus

By Matthew Barrett– Editor’s note: This article first appeared on The Gospel Coalition. Does the resurrection of Christ matter? Does it truly make a difference? The apostle Paul sure thought so. In writing to the Corinthians, Paul was faced with the startling news that some in Corinth denied the future resurrection of the body. Such … Read More