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May 5, 2013

In Flaming Fire, Inflicting Vengeance

In Flaming Fire, Inflicting Vengeance

Violating God’s holiness and despising his glory is a serious offense, one that cannot be overlooked. As we see God’s wrath poured out on his Son on the cross, we begin to get a glimpse of the zeal God has for his glory. We must admit that our zeal for our own glory often eclipses […]

April 28, 2013

The Lord Will Judge His People

The Lord Will Judge His People

God will judge sin fully and fairly, and his righteousness does not show favoritism. This means that God hates sin—especially mine. Our only hope is to find salvation in God’s Son, who absorbed God’s righteous wrath against sin on the cross.

April 21, 2013

The Greatest Example

The Greatest Example

Jesus’ example of sacrifice is the greatest example of giving.

April 21, 2013

When Fortunes Are Restored

When Fortunes Are Restored

God’s creation, marred and afflicted by sin, will one day be restored. God’s redemptive plan for the cosmos is centered in one Man, Jesus Christ. The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent, because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has […]

April 14, 2013

You Are Salt; You Are Light

You Are Salt; You Are Light

Jesus describes the internal change his disciples undergo in the Beatitudes (vv. 3–12) and then the external results: salt and light (vv. 13–16).

April 14, 2013

Good News and Great Joy

Good News and Great Joy

Jesus didn’t leave his disciples with a question mark, but an exclamation point. The body of Christ, the church, in order to go in power and change the world, must first— Be convinced of his resurrection power. Be commissioned for global witness. Be comforted with and compelled with the Spirit’s presence.

April 7, 2013

Opened Eyes

Opened Eyes

Every disciple needs the encouragement and focus that comes with walking with the Lord and learning the Scriptures better. The reality of the resurrection provided the anchor for faith that the early church needed! Learn to value time in the Word where Christ still instructs and corrects us.  

March 31, 2013

The Resurrection and the Life

The Resurrection and the Life

Our eternal hope is tethered to Christ’s resurrection: “…Because I live, you also will live” (John 14:19). Jesus identified himself, “I am the resurrection and the life…” (John 11:25).

March 24, 2013

The Man in the Middle

The Man in the Middle

Clearly the “man in the middle” was the God of the Ages. In his High Priestly prayer, God the Son could say to the Father, “I glorified you on the earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do” (John 17:4).

March 17, 2013

Continue in the Faith

Continue in the Faith

Paul was committed to the faith (vv. 1–7), he communicated the power of the Gospel (vv. 8–18), the church was encouraged to continue in the faith (vv. 19–23), and the sending church heard the report (vv. 24–28).

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