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Sympathy for the Devil

Gaven MizeThe Rolling Stones sang their song “Sympathy for the Devil,” and evangelical Christians responded with uproar. But is there anything we can learn from the song (or from John Lennon’s quip about the Beatles being more famous than Jesus Christ)? Pr. Gaven Mize joins us to discuss just why and how the hideous monster named “Satan” is also so attractive and alluring for us sinners. And what’s the remedy?

Read Pr. Gaven Mize’s article, “Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself.”

Pr. Mize’s article was originally published in “Around the Word” (Winter 2013-2014).

Jesus in Gethsemane, part 2

BJS_trHalvorsonw100T.R. Halvorson continues discussing his five-part series of articles on Jesus in Gethsemane. What are the different terms that the Bible uses for Jesus’ grief on the night before His crucifixion? How does Jesus’ grief and pain the Garden of Gethsemane confess that He is true God as well as true Man? How does the Gethsemane event reveal the Gospel of our salvation?

Read T.R. Halvorson’s articles on Jesus in Gethsemane:

1. “Sore Amazed” – What Does This Mean?

2. You’re Not Supposed to Hit a Substitute that Hard

3. What Can an Old Cigarette Ad Show Us about Gethsemane?

4. What Did Jesus Have to Lose?

5. Life Support, Agony, and the Fullness of Redemption

Jesus in Gethsemane, part 1

BJS_trHalvorsonw100Mr. T.R. Halvorson discusses his recent series of articles on Jesus in Gethsemane. What does it mean that Jesus was “sore amazed” as He prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane? What caused His grief and pain?

Read T.R. Halvorson’s articles on Jesus in Gethsemane:

1. “Sore Amazed” – What Does This Mean?

2. You’re Not Supposed to Hit a Substitute that Hard

3. What Can an Old Cigarette Ad Show Us about Gethsemane?

4. What Did Jesus Have to Lose?

5. Life Support, Agony, and the Fullness of Redemption