Through the Bible, July 4

Reading: Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-20 Summary: It is in nearly unassuming fashion that the Bible sets out to record the most important birth to ever transpire in human history.  Think about the gravity of the event of God becoming flesh, the result of God’s divine work through generations of Israel’s …

Through the Bible, July 2

Reading: Matthew 1:1-17; Luke 3:23-38 Summary: Of tremendous concern to the Jewish mind is one’s genealogical heritage. This is particularly true if the one being presented is the fulfillment of so much prophecy.  That is precisely the point of Matthew’s work, climaxing with the statement of Jesus’ identity on the …

My Delight is the Lord, September 7

Right Understanding September 7, Wednesday: Knowing God’s Son Scripture Reading: Matthew 21:12-17 Right understanding doesn’t always reside with those in respected places of leadership. Sometimes these very people have simply become entrenched in their position. They have lost objectivity and their priorities have shifted from true leadership to perpetuating their place. …