Jesus, Born King of All Nations

In the previous session, we saw that Jesus was born the savior of His people (Matthew 1:23). We compared the birth of Jesus to the prophecy in Isaiah. In this session, we will begin the second chapter in Matthew’s Gospel, in which the childhood of Christ is continued and in which Matthew describes the fulfillment... Continue Reading →

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Do You Have Peace With God?

After recording the genealogy of Jesus of Nazareth, Matthew tells the story of Jesus’ birth and childhood by expositing the Old Testament text. This section in our current study of Matthew’s Gospel begins in Matthew 1:18 and ends in Matthew 2:23. This section of the text includes the geographical prophecies of the Old Testament and... Continue Reading →

To My Friends Who Are In Spiritual Exile

Over the past few weeks, we have introduced Matthew’s Gospel and walked through his genealogy. We will finish the genealogy in this session. In the previous sessions we discovered: Matthew’s purpose was to prove that Jesus was indeed the Jewish Messiah. Jesus’ adoption into David’s line is a significant point and fulfillment of Old Testament... Continue Reading →

What is the Christian Faith Part 1

In my reading this week, I stumbled across an article about one man who was a ‘Christian,’ but had several experiences that led him to reject the faith (and all religious faiths except for materialistic atheism).[1] He shared how he came to ‘know Christ.’ He was raised in church and committed his life to Christ... Continue Reading →

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