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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 Authentic Discussion On Petitioning God In Times Of Great Need

It’s difficult to wait for God to answer our heartfelt prayers. And when they seem to go unanswered . . . it’s downright troubling. Haven’t received the answer you’re looking for from God?

Let’s Take Time Today To Reflect On The Deeper Meaning Of Christmas

For many people, December 25 is nothing more than a day set aside to exchange extravagant gifts. It’s become an oasis, of sorts, in the midst of the cold, dreary season. Well, this Christmas Day, take some time to reflect on the deeper meaning of Christmas . . . God coming to earth to live among us.

 

Look At The Life Of Jesus To Find Examples Of God’s Unconditional Love

Feel like you’re beyond redemption? No matter what bad decisions you’ve made in the past, God’s forgiveness and grace can be yours to claim.

Embracing God’s Incredible Grace And Forgiveness

It’s hard to believe that a holy God would accept us on the basis of Jesus’ sacrifice for our sins. Often, we get stuck thinking that we need to work our way into His favor.

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.

An Insightful Discussion Revealing How God Keeps His Promises

No matter where we were yesterday, or where we’re going today or tomorrow, God remains faithful! Let's look at the Old Testament, the New Testament, and today to reveal how God never changes!

Some Of The Common Struggles Of Those Who Put Their Faith In God

Each of us come to the Bible with a different perspective. And as a result, we don’t always agree with one another on how the truths of the Bible are applied.

The Life Of Jesus And How Those Living In The First Century Might Have Seen Him

Imagine growing up with Jesus. Seeing Him eat meals with His family and play with His brothers. You may start to wonder if He’s just an ordinary kid, or actually the King of Creation.

Do You Wrestle With How To Get Through Challenging Circumstances?

We’ve all gone through moments of doubt. Times when we wonder why God allows certain events to happen. Perhaps you’re going through a particularly difficult time right now.

An Important Dimension Of Our Faith From Philippians 1, Verse 6

Philippians 1, verse 6, says we’re to be “confident that He who began a good work in (us) will carry it on to completion.” What a relief! Not only does God help us start out our journey of faith, He helps us finish it, too.

God’s Plan For All His Followers Revealed

If Jesus is the way to eternal life, what happens with all the people of faith who lived before Jesus came to earth?

A Profound Illustration Of God’s Unending Grace

None of us is perfect. No matter how hard we try, we’ll never be sin-free this side of heaven. Do you think you can’t be forgiven?

How Can Two People Witness The Same Event And Come Away With Completely Different Impressions? Part 1

One person may see the evidence of Christ and start believing in Him, while another sees the same evidence and turns away. Let's unravel this two-sided mystery.

Looking At Jesus’ Unforgettable Actions And Servant’s Heart At The Last Supper Part 4

Often we’re so busy looking out for ourselves, that we overlook those in need around us.