Matthew 15 Rather than superficial religion, we need supernatural regeneration based on the authority of God’s Word, for this work of God produces holiness of heart and it reaches all peoples.
Matthew 13:53-14:36 Our worship of Christ is a direct reflection of our belief in Christ. We could also put it this way: What we believe about Jesus will determine everything about how we worship Jesus.
Matthew 13 Jesus’ parables tell of a kingdom that, despite being unrecognized and rejected by some, is already accomplishing its purpose in the world, and it will one day be gloriously consummated, resulting in eternal judgment for those who reject the gospel and eternal life for those who genuinely trust in Christ and treasure His […]
Matthew 12 When we see Jesus for who He is, we can either repent and receive His mercy, or we can reject Him and experience eternal judgment.
Matthew 11 Although followers of Christ may experience doubt, we must trust in and submit to the truths of God’s Word concerning who Jesus is and what He has provided for us in the gospel.
Matthew 9:35-10:42 After having looked at the truly encouraging news of the authority of Jesus in His teaching, preaching, and healing in the last several chapters, it would be a mistake to conclude that this good news is meant solely for us. The reality is that there’s a world around us suffering amid sin and […]
John 11 Jesus has been raised for you.
Matthew 9:1-34 Matthew has already shown us in chapter 8 that Jesus has authority over disease—leprosy, paralysis, and fevers are all His servants. He also has authority over disciples, disasters, and demons. And all this is good news for followers of Christ. We trust in His authority over all these things and we rejoice in […]
Matthew 8 Matthew shows us in these chapters that Jesus possesses absolute authority in the world and warrants absolute allegiance from the world.
Matthew 5-7 Even though we may have an idea of what a Christian should look like, Jesus has already painted the picture, and it’s for succeeding generations to make sure their conception of the Christian life matches the one painted on the Galilean hillside long, long ago. And it’s to that portrait we look this […]