For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 NIV
Best-selling author John Piper examines the Bible’s “self-authenticating” nature and unique ability to showcase God’s unmatched glory.
We live in an image-based culture in which we increasingly rely upon visuals to help us understand new and difficult concepts. That can be applied to theology as well.
By reading through these letters, you’ve gotten a thorough look at the state of the early Christian church, and a comprehensive tour of the spiritual priorities that should dominate a Christian’s everyday life.
Do you take joy in your work, or is just something you do to collect a paycheck?