Posts from March 2016

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What is the Bible all about?

by Ryan Kron

“Jesus” (Luke 24:27, 44-47) “-Jesus is the true and better Adam; Who passed the test in the garden and whose obedience is now imputed to us -Jesus is the true and better Abel; Who though innocently slain has blood now that cries out not for our acquittal, not for our condemnation but for our justice […]

Is There Evidence for Jesus’ Resurrection?

by Ryan Kron

Did Jesus truly rise from the dead?  Did Jesus’ biographers—Matthew, Mark, Luke and John—record actual historical events?  Were they capable historians?  These are just some of the many questions that arise in our minds as we read the Bible. Check out this video by Dr. Peter Williams as he gives a summary of the biblical […]

Good Friday Service: this Friday, March 25, at 7 pm

by Ryan Kron

You are warmly invited to attend our Good Friday service this Friday, March 25 at 7 pm at Emmaus Road Reformed Church in Eden Prairie, MN (meeting at Eden Lake Elementary School 12000 Anderson Lakes Parkway, Eden Prairie).  In this service, the Scripture readings in John’s gospel will trace the events of the final hours of […]

What really happened on the cross of Christ?

by Ryan Kron

“[Crucifixion] was a death that many others had also suffered. In fact, it was an event so common in the first-century Roman world that Jesus’s crucifixion almost passed unnoticed. For the soldiers who carried it out, it was an unexceptional part of their routine. As for the Jewish leaders who had opposed Christ, it was […]

True wisdom is…

by Ryan Kron

“Nearly all the wisdom we possess, that is to say, true and sound wisdom, consists of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves.” -John Calvin

The God Who Declares the Guilty Just

by Ryan Kron

“At a certain level, the title above almost seems perverse.  The following is how we would prefer that things work: Members of the jury, I am not asking for mercy or pardon.  I want justice.  I am demanding full acquittal.  Yes, I committed the murder of which I am accused.  But I am not guilty.  […]

Word problems are heart problems…

by Ryan Kron

“Christ said, “The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks” (Luke 6:45). Our problem with words is not primarily a matter […]