Matthew 4:1-11

(Matthew 4:1-11) - The Temptation of Jesus Hebrews 5:9 makes an interesting note about the experience of Jesus in His humanity. “And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,” Does this mean that Jesus was becoming more perfect over the course of His life? Was …

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Matthew 3

(Matthew 3) - The ministry of John the Baptist One of the most essential parts of the Messiah’s entrance into human history was his foretold forerunner. Isaiah and Malachi speak of this person clearing the way for the Lord to minister, coming in the spirit and power of Elijah. This forerunner was indeed John the …

Matthew 2

(Matthew 2) - A Crazy Christmas. So much surrounded the nativity scene we so often look upon during the Christmas season. It’s clear that these visiting wise men wouldn’t have arrived until many months after Jesus’ birth. They were coming from the Far East, presumably from Babylon. It’s a looooooong trip to Israel from there. …

Matthew 1

(Matthew 1) - The Gospel of Jesus Christ Matthew, a former tax collector turned faithful disciple, pens this Gospel letter with the Jewish people heavily in mind. He wrote this to an audience who was familiar with the Old Testament and was eagerly looking for their promised Messiah. In the letter, we see threads of …

Galatians 6:11-18

(Galatians 6:11-18) - Boast in the Cross As Paul wraps up this letter, he makes a point to let the people know that he himself penned this letter, an evidence of how important these truth were to him. If Paul had a sight problem, as many suppose, then his use of an amanuensis (scribe) was …

Galatians 6:1-10

(Galatians 6:1-10) - Fulfilling the Law of Christ. Walking in the Spirit is the only way to live the life that Christ wants us to live. Paul has explained the difference between the fruit of the flesh and the fruit of the Spirit, in the hopes of helping the Galatians see which theology produces true …

Galatians 5:16-26

(Galatians 5:16-26) - Roots and Fruits Our actions can be traced back to one of two places: the Flesh or the Spirit. And for us as humans, the only way to know which one is by seeing the fruit. Why? Because we don’t have the ability to see the heart. Only God does. Man looks …