As part of our series of looking at how each Bible book finds resolution in Jesus, we examine Lamentations and its themes of godly repentance and the hope which is tied to God’s faithfulness.
Do you have some dirt in your family tree? Did you have any troubling childhood experiences? Do you feel doomed to follow in the footsteps of the worst vices of your parents? Matthew’s Gospel presents us with a “Genesis” of the human Jesus, and it’s full of scandal, trauma, and shame.
As part of our series of looking at how each Bible book points to Jesus, we focus on 2 themes in Jeremiah:
As part of a series of examining how each Bible book points to Jesus, we move into the prophets and see how this book brings together 2 very different pictures - a messianic king and a suffering servant.
Jesus creates unlikely friendships. He was the reason these men were enemies. And then He became the reason they were friends. We examine the relationships between Paul, Barnabas, and John Mark to see what we learn about Christian friendship, especially what it is capable of enduring.
Our instincts have been trained to come to Martha’s defense. After all, she’s the servant. She’s getting things done while others sit. She should be the one commended here. But is it possible that even something good like service can be elevated to a place of priority it was never meant to hold? And may it actually be drying out our soul…and even masking some deep voids?
As part of our series of looking at how each book of the Bible points us to Jesus, we walk through Ecclesiastes with a critic of life who is deconstructing all of its meaning but is in fact opening the door for an answer from Jesus.
In our followup to a previous lesson on the biblical presentation of Hell, we explore some tough questions about Final Judgment, Degrees of Accountability, and the Justice of God when it comes to Hell.