Two Kingdoms When we think of the Christmas story, we rarely think of Revelation 12. Yet, the Christmas story is there, even though it is very different than the story we’re accustomed to. Revelation 12 makes it clear that Christmas is a story about two kingdoms. I love this from Andreas Kostenberger and Alexander Stewart’s… Continue reading Christmas Revelation
Wealth of Generosity
We have been walking through 2 Corinthians in our small group the last few months. This past week, we were in the first half of chapter 8 where Paul encourages the Corinthians to finish taking up the collection for the church in Jerusalem. Paul gives the Corinthians two examples of generosity and sacrificial giving: the… Continue reading Wealth of Generosity
Advent and Nahum?
It’s advent season, and I’m teaching through the book of Nahum. I know. It’s weird, right? I didn’t particularly plan to teach through this book during advent, but things just happened that way. The even stranger thing is it has kind of made sense. Nahum’s name means comfort, which dovetails nicely with advent, comforting Christmas… Continue reading Advent and Nahum?
Psalm 119: Assurances During a Pandemic
A month or so ago, our Sunday School class began studying Psalm 119. The last Sunday we were able to meet before the coronavirus mandate banning groups of 10 or more, we looked at two stanzas: verses 49-56 and 57-64. I hope these thoughts point you to God’s assurances during this pandemic. We all have… Continue reading Psalm 119: Assurances During a Pandemic