God’s Love Applied

Last week, on Ascension Sunday, we stopped to ask why Jesus Christ’s ascension is deemed to be so important that it is included in the summary of the Christian faith provided in the Apostles’ Creed. In essence the answer is that God’s plan of salvation cannot be completed apart from …

One in Christ’s Spirit

Last week we considered Luke’s account[1] of Jesus’ ascension to heaven forty days after he rose from the dead, during which period he appeared to many of his disciples and even once to a crowd of 500. After presenting various of these post-resurrection appearances on Easter Sunday, Luke closes his …