Author Archives: John Mark Comer

We Actually Crave the Wrath of God

We Actually Crave the Wrath of God

  Editor’s note: Who is God? How can we relate to him? John Mark Comer takes a look at the names and descriptions of God in order to understand what is revealed about Him in Holy Scripture and to deepen our relationship with Him. Enjoy this excerpt of God Has a Name. * Next up

Our God is Compassionate and Gracious

Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday from Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to Today’s devotional from God Has a Name by John Mark Comer. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by asking Alexa to read today’s devotional. Imagine living in the ancient Near East in 1500 BC. You’re a Hebrew,

Loveology: The Never-Ending Story of Male and Female

We are the sons of Adam and the daughters of Eve. We were created “male and female.” We were set up to love. To absorb the love of God into our bloodstream and then to share it with another human being. But we don’t live in a garden anymore. We’re the exact opposite of “naked

X and Y: The Controversy of Gender Roles

I’ve heard it said that Jesus was the first feminist. It’s not a bad line. The way He treated women was millennia ahead of His time. And not just Jesus. Historians think Paul was the first author in human history to argue that men and women were created equal. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor

On Singleness: The Inclusive Love of God

From its inception, Christianity was the most radical movement of all time. The incredible nature of the love of God reshaped all cultural norms of the day. This became evident when Jesus took a child in His arms and said, Whoever welcomes one of these little children in My Name welcomes Me; and whoever welcomes

War, Peace, and Why Marriage Is Really About Jesus

There’s a growing movement inside the church to say that gender roles are a result of the fall. From my vantage point, nothing could be further from the truth. Gender roles are a part of the original Edenic, good creation. But the gender wars? Those are a result of the fall. Absolutely. In Eden, the serpent temped Eve, not

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