Daily Reading

Date: Monday, 26 August 2019
Passage: Galatians 4:19-21

What is Paul’s attitude to the Galatians?

Our reflection this week is on the paragraph, “He descended into hell, the third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead.”

Perhaps the most controversial line in the creed is “[Jesus] descended into hell.” Presumably, the biblical basis for this line is 1 Peter 3:19, which states that Jesus “went and proclaimed to the spirit in prison.” But does this mean Jesus went to hell between his death and resurrection? John Piper does not think so. He writes, “...

Synod Sunday 2019 - 14 July 2019

Message by Synod Moderator entitled The Cry for Revival