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What Did Jesus Suffer? And Why?

Brandon Devotional

About seven hundred years before Jesus died on the cross, Isaiah wrote about it in extraordinary detail… Who has believed our message? To whom has the LORD revealed his powerful arm? My servant grew up in the LORD’s presence like a tender green shoot, like a root in dry ground. There was nothing beautiful or majestic about his appearance, nothing to attract us to him. He …

Isaiah 45-22

Celebrating the Profound Simplicity of Conversion

Brandon Devotional

When the Philippian jailer asked, “what must I do to be saved?,” Paul didn’t break into a discourse about repudiation of self, cross-bearing, and submission of every aspect of one’s life to the absolute Lordship of Jesus Christ. All of those are vital to a thorough understanding of the Christian life. But Paul’s response was, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and …

The High and Holy One

Brandon Theology

“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; His glory fills the whole earth.” -Isaiah 6:3 (HCSB) God’s hoss cannot be defined in terms of human goodness for “there is none good, no not one.” Instead, we must realize that God’s hoss speaks of His transcendent perfection. To say that God is holy does not merely mean that He is …

What’s Your Worldview?

Brandon Theology

“Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.”—Isaiah 40:15 I was in a conversation recently with a friend in which we were talking about the biggest issues facing humanity. I believe that the biggest issue today is …