December 24, 2014
“…His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6).
December 21, 2014
Jesus came to fulfill the Law and the Prophets, to offer the Kingdom and himself, and to seek and save the lost.
December 14, 2014
Because of Jesus’ sacrifice for sin and eternal priestly ministry, we can come to God with confidence. Furthermore, in spite of persecution, we must persevere in our faith in Jesus Christ. If we turn away from Jesus Christ, we can only expect judgment and destruction (cf. 10:35–39).
December 7, 2014
Because of Jesus’ infinite and perfect sacrifice, superior to any Old Testament offering, we must believe in God with confidence in Jesus Christ.
November 30, 2014
Jesus Christ, the ultimate high priest, is also the mediator of a wonderful new covenant—one which offers eternal forgiveness for sin.
November 16, 2014
Jesus Christ is a superior high priest to any Old Testament priest because he was called by God to be a priest in Melchizedek’s order, which was superior to Aaron’s order. Furthermore, he holds his priesthood permanently because of his endless life, becoming “the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him.”
May 25, 2014
It takes courage to set God apart and serve God alone. Courage is necessary because in the world we will have tribulations, because submitting to God is better that submitting to fear, because the Captain of our salvation faced the cross, and because God stands with those who stand for Him.
December 24, 2013
“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David.” Luke 1:68-69
November 17, 2013
Biblical oak trees were a place of forsaking a former way of life (Gen 35:1–5). Biblical oak trees were a place where God’s Word was preserved and memorialized (Josh 24:22–27). Biblical oak trees were a place of sheltering (Judg 6:11–19). Biblical oak trees sometimes caught a rebel (2 Sam 18:9). Biblical oak trees sometimes withered […]