Faith doesn’t always come easy. Many people need to see actual physical proof in order to embrace the Christian faith as their own.Read More »
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!Read More »
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.Read More »
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?Read More »
Do you feel trapped? Weighed down by guilt, shame . . . maybe remorse? Let’s reflect on the redemptive story of Passover from the Old Testament.Read More »
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 moreRead More »
Have you ever experienced moments of clear understanding . . . when you caught a glimpse of God’s character?Read More »
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.
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.Read More »