Dec 17, 2020
Peace in the Bible means both the absence of conflict between nations, tribes, and individuals AND the reconciled relationship between individuals and God made possible by the work of Christ Jesus on the cross.
Dec 10, 2020
What is joy, actually? See 1 Peter 1:8–9 “Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.” Joy is not always what we think it is.
Dec 3, 2020
Throughout John’s gospel, chapters 14–16, Jesus speaks to his disciples about who he is and what he came to do. He says, “Let not your hearts be troubled,” “I am the way, the truth, and the life,” “No one comes to the Father except by me,” etc. Jesus is the way to the Father. He is our reconciler and...
Nov 26, 2020
Christ was prophesied by OT prophets of Israel. We discuss 20 of the prophesies fulfilled by Jesus, including the virgin birth, the seed of Abraham and Judah and David, born in Bethlehem, the suffering servant of Isaiah 53, the year predicted in Daniel 9, the flight to Egypt from Hosea 11, the slaughter of the innocents...
Nov 17, 2020
Very important to Jesus' ministry was casting out demons from people suffering with the torment of possession or oppression by these evil spirits. This was not the first century's mistaken notion about mental illness but was real, then and today. Therefore, we as disciples of Jesus can also follow His example. Chapter 2...