The world of the Ephesian Christians was filled with racial, social, financial, and religious barriers. Christ came with good news to break all barriers down so all could be one in Christ.
As we delve into this series of Encounters, we meet old ideas with new perspectives. In the Gospels, we see divinity in flesh, where Jesus, both man and Messiah, extended grace to the people He came in contact with, friend and foe. Tonight, we will look at how Christ’s actions ought to reflect on our…
We wake up every day, thinking this day is like every other day we have lived, and walk through it without much thought about where we are walking. Paul reminds us that it truly is a life and death matter.
In this, the fourth of five lessons from Isaiah 53, we continue to be amazed by the prophet’s portrait of the promised Messiah. In accepting all the abuse of the cross, the Lord, “like a lamb led to slaughter, did not open His mouth.”
In this, the third of five lessons on Isaiah 53, the Messianic prophet explains why Jesus had to die: “The Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.”
It seems that everyone wants to be rich. God gives everyone who truly believes in Him and obeys Him unthinkable riches.
In order for us to receive the blessings promised to God’s children, we must first be convicted of sin, then we are in a position to commit to God and only then do the blessings come.
This is the second in a series of five lessons on The Suffering Servant of God in Isaiah 53. Seven hundred years before Jesus came to earth, the Messianic prophet described Him as “a man of sorrows, acquainted with our grief.”