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UPWARD GLANCE: Soli Deo Gloria

Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances It is not uncommon, and even understandable, that we would wonder what the will of God is. I’ll even go so far as to say that, in a… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/soli-deo-gloria/

UPWARD GLANCE: Solo Christo

Read More Looking Up If God hates sin, what hope do we, the ones doing the iniquity in Psalm 5:5, have of having any sort of relationship with God? What we need is for someone to… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/solo-christo/

UPWARD GLANCE: Sola Fide

Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances Sola Fide means “Only Faith.” Martin Luther is most commonly associated with the Reformation as a whole, and with the Solas in… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/sola-fide/

UPWARD GLANCE: Sola Gratia

Read More Looking Up The next two solas are stated in Scripture most explicitly in Ephesians 2:8-9: “For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/sola-gratia/

UPWARD GLANCE: Sola Scriptura

Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances The first of the five solas is Sola Scriptura. It means, “Only Scripture.” The idea is this: everything we can possibly know about… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/sola-scriptura/

UPWARD GLANCE: The 5 Solas

Read More Looking Up In 313 AD, something terrible happened to Christianity: it became a legal, state-sponsored religion in the Roman Empire after Emperor Constantine’s Edict of… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/the-5-solas/

UPWARD GLANCE: Christmas According to St. Nick

Read More Looking Up You know about Santa Claus, right? Large, jolly, red suit, white beard, tiny reindeer, etc. Santa. He's got several different names, too: Santa Claus, Father… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/christmas-according-to-st-nick/

UPWARD GLANCE: The Gifts of the Magi: Myrrh

Read More Looking Up I thought of doing this series on the gifts of the Magi because I made my youth group mad. I thought I’d play a Christmas trivia game with them last week, and… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/the-gifts-of-the-magi-myrrh/

UPWARD GLANCE: The Gifts of the Magi: Frankincense

Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances The second gift the magi brought, listed in Matthew 2, is frankincense. Everyone seems to know what gold is, but frankincense and… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/the-gifts-of-the-magi-frankincense/

UPWARD GLANCE: The Gifts of the Magi: Gold

Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances Most people have heard of the three wise men that brought gifts to the baby Jesus. The only place in Scripture where we find them is… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/upward-glances/the-gifts-of-the-magi-gold/