Sunday, May 31, 2020 •
The Hebrew word for rest is Sabbath. The author contrasts the rest promised Israel in the Old Testament with the rest God promises in the New Testament. In both cases, God's rest is based on creation! How do people claim God's promise of rest (Sabbath)?
Sunday, May 24, 2020 •
The readers of the epistle to the Hebrews were threatening a return to Judaism, whose great leader had been Moses. But isn't Jesus greater than Moses? The author of Hebrews will contrast the two men.
Sunday, May 17, 2020 •
What good is it to be proven God's Supreme Messenger if no one follows Your message? We have thus far learned two reasons that Jesus' message MUST be followed by those professing belief in His Messiahship. Today we will learn a third reason.
Sunday, May 10, 2020 •
What good is it to be proven God's Supreme Messenger if no one follows Your message? Last week we learned the first, and most important, reason that Jesus' message MUST be followed by those professing belief in His Messiahship. Today we will learn a second reason.
Sunday, May 03, 2020 •
Thus far, we have learned that the Son (Jesus) is a better messenger than either prophets or angels. But what exactly is His message, and what are the practical reasons for its reception? Today's message will focus on the first, and most important, reason
Sunday, April 26, 2020 •
Without God's gracious self disclosure, humans would flounder in ignorance. Last week, we learned that the Son is a better messenger than Old Testament prophets. But what about supernatural messengers like angels? Is the Son a better messenger than angels?
Sunday, April 19, 2020 •
Today we begin a study of the Book of Hebrews. This letter of unknown authorship to Jewish Christians is rich in Old Testament scripture.
Sunday, April 12, 2020 •
The Psalms were Israel's inspired hymnal. We don't know the tunes to which they were sung, but like any worship song, the words are the most important feature. Psalm 22 is extraordinary since many of its verses prophetically point to Jesus' crucifixion.
Sunday, April 05, 2020 •
Believers don't immediately become Christlike at the moment of personal salvation. Becoming Christlike can even be painful!
Sunday, March 29, 2020 •
The Psalms were Israel's inspired hymnal. We don't know the tunes to which they were sung, but like any worship song, the words are the most important feature. Some today are citing this psalm as a mantra of personal protection against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But is this responsible exegesis? How should NT Believers interpret this Psalm?
Sunday, March 22, 2020 •
Joshua's final farewell address to the nation is best known for his personal commitment to the Lord (24:15). He passionately challenged the nation to do the same. NT Believers should make a similar commitment.
Sunday, March 15, 2020 •
Joshua's final speeches may have been delivered decades after the main events of the book ("after many days," v.1). His task complete, Joshua prepared the next generation of leaders by sharing timeless wisdom.