R. L. Wilson

Sign Language

By R. L. Wilson / December 15, 2020

It was my dear friend Sarah, an incredible Bible teacher, who first opened my eyes to the real beauty of this Bible story. In Mark 7 we have the story…

The Exceeding Sinfulness of Sin

By R. L. Wilson / December 15, 2020

“Let us mark what kind of Being the Redeemer of mankind must needs be, in order to provide eternal redemption for sinners. If no one less than the Eternal God, the Creator and Preserver of all things, could take away the sin of the world, sin must be a far more abominable thing in the sight of God than most men suppose.”[1]

God as Your Father

By R. L. Wilson / December 7, 2020

It’s dangerous to leave me alone with a good book. Right now I’m reading Tim Keller’s Jesus the King, and I keep finding incredible statements that beg to be shared.…

Fulfilling God’s Message

By R. L. Wilson / November 30, 2020

Many years ago I taught a Bible study entitled “Christ BC” (Christ Before Christ). It was a beautiful study of Jesus found in 12 or 13 people and events in the Old Testament. I was reminded of that study today as I read a challenge to look for the phrase “this occurred to fulfill the Lord’s message through his prophet,” or similar phrases in the Gospel of Matthew. Mind officially blown.

An Advent Challenge

By R. L. Wilson / November 24, 2020

Are you ready for an Advent challenge? In Timothy Keller’s book Jesus the King, he explains, “When I went through confirmation classes in my church, I had to memorize Scripture. But during college the Bible came alive in a way that was hard to describe…”

Angels: What Do They Know?

By R. L. Wilson / November 23, 2020

Many years ago, I shared a house for a time with my youngest brother and sister. During that time my brother got a job with a local company that manufactured…

Are You Satisfied?

By R. L. Wilson / November 23, 2020

“It is Christ alone who supplies all the spiritual needs of all believers.”[1] Does that ring true to you? Do you find yourself entirely satisfied spiritually in Christ, or are…

Mary, What Did You Know

By R. L. Wilson / November 20, 2020

We just don’t know a lot about Mary, the young woman who would become the mother of Jesus. We assume from historical records that she was fairly young, perhaps 14 or 15 years old, since that was the age when most young girls became engaged.

Anna: Witness to the Messiah

By R. L. Wilson / November 19, 2020

When Joseph and Mary brought their infant son Jesus to the temple eight days after His birth, they were greeted by two people about whom we know very little—other than the fact that they were at the temple.

The Genealogies of Jesus

By R. L. Wilson / November 10, 2020

What relevance do the genealogies of Jesus have for believers today? We’ve all done it. We open our Bible to Matthew 1 and settle down to begin our reading plan…