Living to Please God (Colossians 1:9-14)

Sunday, April 14, 2019 •

Paul continues his epistle's opening expression of thanksgiving by petitioning God to fill the Colossians with the fullness of His will. This would empower them to live their lives pleasing to God.

Grateful for the Gospel (Colossians 1:3-8)

Sunday, April 07, 2019 •

Paul continued to follow the conventional format of 1st century letters by offering a thanksgiving to God for His work on behalf of his readers. But his thanksgiving centers on the Gospel!

God's Letter...Addressed to YOU (Colossians 1:1-2)

Sunday, March 24, 2019 •

Today we begin a study of the Apostle Paul's letter to the church in Colossae. Who was Paul? To whom was he writing, and why? What should 21st century Christians do with this 1st century epistle?

Sing to the King (Psalm 110)

Sunday, March 17, 2019 •

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. David penned this psalm for use in Israel royal coronations. But, as is often the case with Scripture, there was more to this psalm than meets the eye, and more than David possibly understood.

Daniel Addendum: Escaping Eschatological Tribulaion

Sunday, March 10, 2019 •

One of the debated topics in eschatology concerns whether or not the Church will endure the seven years of prophesied Tribulation.

Israel's End-times Hope (Daniel 12:1-13)

Sunday, March 03, 2019 •

Daniel 12 completes the fourth and final vision of the prophet. In whom or what does Israel's hope lie?

Conflicts Before Crown (Daniel 10:1-1:45)

Sunday, February 24, 2019 •

In grace, God continued to provide Israel with comforting and encouraging news regarding her future in God's earthly kingdom program.

The Divine Timetable for God's Kingdom Program (Daniel 9:1-27)

Sunday, February 17, 2019 •

Israel's Babylonian exile was nearing an end. Would God now restore Israel to prominence in His Kingdom program?

The Antichrist Type (Daniel 8:1-27)

Sunday, February 10, 2019 •

It's been said that since the Devil doesn't know God's time table for end-times events, he always has "his man" (the Antichrist) prepared for the ultimate battle. In this chapter, Daniel is alerted to a type of Antichrist who points ultimately to the antitype Antichrist introduced in chapter 7.

God's Kingdom and the Antichrist (Daniel 7:1-28)

Sunday, February 03, 2019 •

The second half of the Book of Daniel is filled with prophecy concerning Israel and the Kingdom which is to come. These prophecies were intended to encourage God's chosen people during her earthly tribulation.

Psalm 99: Our Confidence Before the Awesome LORD

Sunday, December 30, 2018 •

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 99 speaks to the awesomeness of our God and the confidence that allows us to enter His presence for worship and fellowship.

THINKING DEEPLY: The Incarnation

Sunday, December 23, 2018 •

The incarnation (in+flesh) ranks as one of the most challenging of theological issues. Many have struggled to make sense of the relationship between the divine and human natures of Jesus of Nazareth.

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