Weekly Message- Ephesians Ch.3

Chapter 3 3:1-6 The mystery was made known to Paul. What is the mystery? The mystery is that the Gentiles are now members of one body with Israel. They have joined together with the family of Israel to become one big family.  3:7-13 Paul was given the grace to preach to the Gentiles this mystery…

Parables of Jesus (Cloth/Wineskins)

Jesus’ parables about cloth and wineskins can seem insignificant and out of place without the proper context. We’re going to look at this parable and why it was so important to the teachings of Jesus and why the people then, and us now, need to hear it. 

Weekly Message: Ephesians Ch. 2

2:1-3 All of us were dead in our sins. We followed the ways of Satan and the sinful nature. We were deserving of death in the way we USED to live.  2:4-7 Because of God’s love, mercy, and grace, He made us alive with Christ. Just as Christ was raised, we also will be raised…

Frozen 2: Places of Design

In the last article of the Frozen 2 series, we discussed the characters in the movie Frozen 2 and the lessons we can learn from those characters. In this article, we are going to discuss the places depicted in the movie and their resemblance to situations we encounter in life. Arendelle, the Enchanted Forest, the…

Weekly Message- Ephesians Ch.1

Ephesians Background: Paul is the author of this letter written to the Ephesians, or the church at Ephesus.  Chapter 1 1:1-3 God has blessed those in Christ with every spiritual gift they will ever need. The “heavenly realms” mentioned here most likely is referring to the realm where God and his angelic beings reside. Interesting…

Parables of Jesus (The Builders)

In this article we will discuss the parable of the wise and foolish builders. It is a parable Jesus used to teach on the importance of faith, foundation, and himself. Let’s dig in to this parable. 

Weekly Message- Jonah Ch. 4

Chapter 4 4:1-4 Jonah becomes angry that God has shown compassion to Nineveh. Jonah says that he wishes to die because it is better for him to die than live and he thinks this way perhaps for several reasons. One could be that he fears that Israel is no longer favored by God, therefore, neither…

Frozen 2: Characters Just Like Us

In our last article, we opened the topic of comparing the new Disney movie Frozen 2 to biblical themes and applications. We discussed the topic of the Holy Spirit in our lives and how the idea of spirits is developed in the movie. This time around, we are going to look at each of the…

Weekly Message- Jonah Ch.3

3:1-5 God again commands Jonah to go to Nineveh to proclaim the message of God. This time, Jonah obeys God and goes to Nineveh. Nineveh was so huge that it required three days to get through it and reach the city. Jonah pronounces eight words that are recorded and the Ninevites believed. They started to…

Weekly Message- Jonah Ch. 2

Chapter 2 is a prayer by Jonah to God from inside the fish.  2:1-3 Jonah praises God for delivering him from the sea and providing the fish which saved him. He recognizes that God heard his prayer and his cry for help and God answered by providing the fish to save him. Jonah also realizes…