There is no prediction in the Old Testament that the Messiah would be raised from the dead on the third day, but when Paul says that Jesus “was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures,” he’s not referring to a prediction. Paul is referring to the fulfillment of these patterns…
We all know that prayer is supposed to be a regular part of our lives, but how do we cultivate a greater, more robust prayer life? On this matter, I can think of no better example than Martin Luther.
The overarching significance of Shiloh was to impress on everyone that there was never going to be one neat, brilliant, military maneuver that would end the war — or even come close to winning it. It was as if Shiloh had unleashed some tremendous, murderous thing that was going to “drench the country in blood,” as Sherman had prophesied on the eve of secession.
If you’re a pastor attending T4G—and if you don’t mind getting up early, you don’t mind a free breakfast, and you want to explore some ideas on how to do church-based theological eduction—Sojourn Community Church is inviting any T4G attendee to attend their Pastor’s School on Thursday, 4/12, at 6:30 AM. They’ll even arrange transportation. Registration and information here.