Lessons from Proverbs

Proverbs is a very powerful collection of wisdom and knowledge. When one meditates on the words written within the collection, so many wonderful and profound things can happen. Life becomes better, decisions become easier, or at the very least we can learn what wisdom is and how it affects our lives. Proverbs teaches us many…

Matthew 24: End Times or End of Age?

Many have undertaken the task of explaining Matthew 24 the best they know how. To some, Jesus’ words in Matthew 24 explain the end times, the end of the world and how it will all play out. Some believe that Matthew 24 has already happened and has no concern for us. These are two extreme…

The Number 10

There are certain patterns in the Bible or certain themes we run across as we read the story of God’s redemption and grace for humanity. Numbers hold significance and meaning in the Bible. Certain numbers like 3, 7, or 12 may be more well-known numbers from Scripture. But there is another number that holds incredible…

Jesus’ Ministry (Death/Resurrection)

The ministry of Jesus had many aspects to it. He began by being baptized and tested in the wilderness. He then performed miracles in front of people and signs to teach them. He spoke in parables and taught people about Himself and the kingdom. Jesus did so many things and his death and resurrection was…

Jesus’ Ministry (Teachings)

So far in looking at Jesus’ earthly ministry, we have explored how Jesus began his ministry by being baptized and tested. We have also discussed how Jesus used miracles and signs to point his followers to a greater truth about Himself and God. This time, we will look at the teachings of Jesus to see…

Jesus’ Ministry (Miracles & Signs)

Throughout Jesus’ ministry, he performed many signs and miracles for the people to see and that the Gospels record. Although the word “performed” has a show or acting connotation to it, the miracles Jesus did were the complete opposite. Jesus did not do things for show or to wow a crowd, he did them for…

Ministry of Jesus (Beginnings)

Jesus’ mission here on earth was simple, to seek and save the lost. Although the mission goal was simple, the mission he went on was multifaceted. The journey he took to get to the cross and resurrection was one that revealed so much more of who he was and who God is. On this 4…

Jesus’ Prayer (John 17 Reflection)

In John 17, we get a glimpse into one of Jesus’ most well known prayers. It is a beautiful prayer allowing us to know Jesus better and gain insight into his ministry and relationship with the Father. We are going to point some things out throughout this prayer but we encourage you to read it…

Church (Tabernacle to Temple to Today)

Throughout history, God’s people have worshiped in many different ways. The Church has looked different through many cultures throughout eras of time. Whether people have met in homes, buildings, outside, in tents, or other means, people have gathered to meet with God. We’re going to take a short trip through Scripture to find out what…

Church (Worship, Women, & Music)

When it comes to a modern day church service, people have varying opinions as to what the service should look like and what should happen. Singing, prayers, music, people speaking are all common things one would see in a modern Western church service. But what about the Bible’s idea of church? What would the church…