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…

Church (Gifts and People)

In our series on the church, we have explored a few aspects of what the church is and should be. We have defined what it is from a biblical perspective using the apostles viewpoint. We have also defined what the leadership should look like and how they should act as overseers of the church. In…

Church (Leadership)

Leadership in the church is just as important as the church itself. Leadership can run a group of people into the ground or build up a church. When Paul was helping establish a church in Ephesus, he made sure Timothy knew exactly what needed to be done, so he started with leadership. 

Church (Introduction)

When it comes to church, people have opinions about what church should be. They either have opinions based on what they have heard church should be like or traditions they experienced in church. The Bible has a lot to say about what church is and what it should be like. To introduce this series, we’re…