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Matthew's Perspective Of The Christmas Story

Matthew starts in what seems like a very boring thing--a long genealogy. Why would he do that? He shows that Jesus was born to be a king.

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand what Matthew was trying to accomplish in his gospel.

I. The lead-off writer of the New Testament is Matthew.

An Invitation To Respond To Christ's Sacrifice With Praise

Bible reading with multiple voices (Matthew 26:36 — 27:54 in the New Living Translation)
Monologue--the story of Christ’s suffering out of Matthew’s gospel, unadorned with conversation.

An Honest Discussion On Who We Are In Relation To Our Creator

Have you ever experienced moments of clear understanding . . . when you caught a glimpse of God’s character?

The Profound Effect The Lord’s Supper Can Have On Your Life

Some churches observe communion every Sunday, while others do once a quarter or maybe only on holidays. The question is has this time of contemplation and worship become a mere habit? Or does it mean something more

Searching For Freedom From Bondage?

Do you feel trapped? Weighed down by guilt, shame . . . maybe remorse? Let's reflect on the redemptive story of Passover from the Old Testament.

The Importance Of Symbolism In The Christian Faith

The cross has become a symbol of salvation to people of the Christian faith. But is it possible to put more faith in the symbol of the cross than in the God behind it? 

Getting Back To The Basics Of Faith

It’s God’s grace, through the sacrifice of Jesus, that enables us to have a relationship with God. Perhaps you’ve been working hard to earn your way into God’s favor.

God’s Plan Of Salvation Throughout The Old And New Testaments

Bridging the gap between the Old and New Testaments by looking at God’s plan of salvation throughout the entire Bible. Salvation isn’t limited . . . it’s for all people in all generations!

The Struggle Involved When Deciding To Follow Jesus Christ

Faith doesn’t always come easy. Many people need to see actual physical proof in order to embrace the Christian faith as their own.

Discover Practical Examples Of How Faith Works In Our Daily Lives

Does the Bible call us to take a leap of faith? For some of us, that’s not easy! Perhaps you, or a loved one, have struggled with the concept of faith and how it really works. Let's take an up close and personal look at faith.

What It Means To Follow The One True God In A Culture That Denies Him

In our post-modern society, it’s unpopular to claim that you know the ultimate truth.

Discover The Importance Of The Crucifixion, And Your Walk Of Faith

Two thousand years ago, on a dismal morning, the heart and soul of Christianity was found dying on a hillside. It was at Calvary, on the cross, where Jesus bore our sins.

Look To The Scriptures For Solid Proof Of The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

Some believe that the resurrection of Jesus Christ was manufactured. A fanciful concept, dreamed up by theologians.

Discover Ways To Share The Hope We Have In Christ With Everyone

As followers of God, we strive to communicate the gospel in a clear and truthful manner. But sometimes it’s difficult to connect with someone from a different background other than yours.