The Magnificat of the Old Testament

“My heart,” sang Hannah, “rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in Your deliverance” (1 Samuel 2:1). I like how The Message translation puts it—just listen this joy! “I’m bursting with God-news! I’m walking on air. I’m laughing at my rivals. I’m dancing my salvation.” … More The Magnificat of the Old Testament

The Son of Man

In John 12, we find that as Jesus was teaching the crowds, they asked Him, “We have heard from the Law that the Messiah will remain forever, so how can You say, ‘The Son of Man must be lifted up?’ Who is the ‘Son of Man’ ” (verse 34)? Today, this is not a difficult … More The Son of Man