Mark Driscoll Articles

How You Can Face Foolish and Evil People With Spirit’s Wisdom

We have all had the painful experience of someone wrongly judging us or not understanding us, and as a result, our...
2 Key Prophetic Words for Baby Jesus

2 Key Prophetic Words for Baby Jesus

Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. It was revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had seen the Lord's...

The Good News of Jesus Is for Everybody

The Good News of Jesus Is for Everybody

"And then an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were very afraid" (Luke 2:9)."But the angel said to them, 'Listen! Do not fear. For I bring you good news of great joy' (Luke 2:10a). The Good News of Jesus is...

Why the 4 Other Non-Christian Worldviews Fall Short

Why the 4 Other Non-Christian Worldviews Fall Short

Suddenly there was with the angel a company of the heavenly host praising God and saying, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, and good will toward men" (Luke 2:13-14).Besides Christianity, there are four predominant worldviews that compete for...

A Glorious Angelic Announcement for an Unlikely Audience

A Glorious Angelic Announcement for an Unlikely Audience

And in the same area there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And then an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were very afraid. But the angel said to them, "Listen! Do not...

3 Ways Jesus Is Like Us But Unlike Us

3 Ways Jesus Is Like Us But Unlike Us

But the angel said to them, "Listen! Do not fear. For I bring you good news of great joy, which will be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the City of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign to you: You will find the Baby wrapped...

4 More Common Misconceptions About Jesus Becoming Human

4 More Common Misconceptions About Jesus Becoming Human

She [Mary] gave birth to her firstborn son [Jesus]. (Luke 2:7)Today, we conclude answering some of the most common questions regarding God entering history as the man Jesus Christ.Did Jesus cease to be God when he became a man?No, he did not. Jesus proclaims his deity...

3 Common Misconceptions About Jesus Becoming Human

3 Common Misconceptions About Jesus Becoming Human

"Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign: The virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel" (Isa. 7:14).When they describe the theological significance of Jesus' birth, theologians like to use a particular word: incarnation. It...

Why It Matters That the Bible Mentions Augustus Caesar

Why It Matters That the Bible Mentions Augustus Caesar

"In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the entire inhabited earth should be taxed" (Luke 2:1).The opening sentences of Luke 2 demonstrate the author's great attention to historical detail. Luke introduces us to Augustus Caesar, who was ruling at...

The Deeper Significance of the Name ‘Immanuel’

The Deeper Significance of the Name ‘Immanuel’

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town...

Have You Raised Your Holy Spirit Sail?

Have You Raised Your Holy Spirit Sail?

And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Highest; for you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways, to give knowledge of salvation to His people by the remission of their sins, through the tender mercy of our God, whereby the sunrise from on...

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