In the New Testament, it appears that Adam figures powerfully into why Jesus came to die for our sins. But what is it about Adam that would help us better understand why Jesus came to change our lives?
How might it have impacted you to witness the events of Jesus’ arrest, trial, death, and resurrection? Consider the warning of the Roman soldier as Scott Jewell presents our Easter message.
In a world that is dominated by those who defy, avoid and simply fear death, David simply says “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil.” Why was it that David could be so confident?
There’s a repetitive theme in Scripture: heroes and heroines of the Bible seemingly all go through the process of being given a vision by God, followed by the death of that vision, and ultimately the rebirth of that vision. How did that pattern apply to Jesus and how does it apply to us?
Sibling rivalry starts with one person feeling they’ve been slighted. They deserved to be treated better. And expect this kind of rivalry in children – it’s when we become adults that this desire to “be the star” can destroy families, churches and relationships.
Death is certain but the promise of Resurrection is more certain. Why is that promise so powerful and what difference can our resurrection mean to us?
Acts 6 tells us that after the church met the needs of its widows, the “disciples multiplied greatly”. What caused this dramatic explosion of growth and what can we learn from that?
On 9-11 our nation needed someone to tell us they understood our fears, our enemy and our future. It needed someone to say they had a plan to deal with our enemy and that together we would overcome. Essentially, that's what Revelation 4 is all about.
The First Promise
What would say to a man who was afraid of dying? A man who knew his death was just months away but couldn't handle that truth? Would you be able to turn his fear into hope?