Luke 24:36-53. A look at Jesus’ interaction with the disciples when he appears to them after the resurrection. How do the ways he encourages them relate to our situation?
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11. Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians are probably the first letters he ever wrote. The return of Christ wasn’t a doctrine to be dissected and debated, but was a central truth for Paul. It’s also one he treats pastorally, using it to address real concerns the church had then…and still has now.
Jesus stood up in the synagogue and declared he was the one who was anointed to proclaim good news to the poor and freedom to the oppressed (Luke 4:16-30). How will he back up this claim? Teaching. And casting out demons. That’s how. This is a story that shapes our understanding of the world and […]
Have you ever asked yourself, “Are other people struggling with the same things that I am facing? Does anyone (including God) understand the difficulties that I encounter on a daily basis? Since he is God and I am a sinful human being, how could he truly understand?” These are questions that are answered in the […]
A look at the incarnation–both the divinity and humanity of Christ. If we want to know what God is like, we cannot find a better example than Jesus Christ…yet he was much more than an example. The perfect image of God is reflected in him because he was God in the flesh. He is embedded […]
The fall of Jerusalem and Israel is a pivotal story in redemptive history. Israel and Judah’s sin reaches the tipping point and God sends his people into exile. How does this speak to God’s faithfulness to his promises and ultimately point us to Christ?
Christ is risen! Satan’s end was God’s means, and the resurrection life that God gave to Jesus opened the door for all to receive that same life through faith.
Christ suffered on the cross, refusing to save himself in order to save us, knowing his Father would vindicate him three days later as He carried out His plan of redemption.
A fresh look at the familiar story of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem before the Passion. Setting aside our own lens of perspective, what did those who were there see?
Guest Speaker Dr. Mark Coppenger preaches on “Our Blessings In Christ” from Isaiah 61:1-11.