Ephesians 1:1-5by Nathan Machel
Ephesians 1 describes many ways God blesses his people, and perhaps none of these is greater than adoption, in which God takes his former enemies and makes them his own children.
Ecclesiastes 5:1-7by Dr. Kyle Dunham
Ecclesiastes 3:1-15by Dr. Kyle Dunham
Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26by Dr. Kyle Dunham
Habakkuk 3by Mark Snoeberger
Habakkuk expresses confidence that, no matter the circumstances, God may be trusted because he is great and because he is good.
Habakkuk 2by Mark Snoeberger
God assures Habakkuk that he will set things straight through a series of promises: (1) The righteous will live by his faith; (2) The earth will be filled with the glory of the Lordâ€”someday; and (3) The Lord is in his holy templeâ€”today!
Habakkuk 1by Mark Snoeberger
Habakkuk expresses dismay that God is silent while the world spirals out of control, then offers us a pattern of how we may prepare for lifeâ€™s inevitable inequities and tragedies.
1 John 4:7-12by Danny Gumprecht
Love for one another is a distinguishing and defining mark of true Christians, and in this text the apostle John provides for us all 3 reasons why it is that we ought to love.
Jonahby Nathan Machel
The story of the prophet Jonah gives us a just a glimpse into the character of God - that he is sovereign over all things and that he is incomparably merciful. We also learn from this book that the mercy of God compels us all to repent and turn to him.
1 Corinthians 15:58by Phil Johnson
The Apostle Paul provides a one-verse practical implication following his doctrinal exposition of the necessity of the resurrection of Christ. He calls us to remain steady, to remain busy, and to remain confident in our labors.
Luke 15:1-32by Nathan Machel
Jesus' compassion for sinners is beyond comprehension; it is exactly what those who are lost need. Yet his confrontation of the self-righteous offers a sober warning to those who still would want to assess themselves in comparison to others instead.
Revelation 1-2by Nathan Machel
One of the clearest pictures we can have of the person of Christ is what we read in the book of his Revelation. The end of the matter is that Jesus Christ is in himself worthy and glorious above everything.
Psalm 19:1-14by Danny Gumprecht
The grace and goodness and mercy of God is displaying in that he has most clearly revealed himself to his creatures. He has done so through his creation and through his written Scriptures, and these forms of revelation demand a necessary response from the creature.
We may not have the means to meet the world's desire for alms, but we do have that which will satisfy the heart of man for all eternity. We give the world Jesus.
Luke 10:25-37by Glenn Webster
The context of the parable of the Good Samaritan provides the framework that helps us know why Jesus told the parable. The context and the parable give understanding of God's righteous requirement for entry to His kingdom, and man's need for Christ.
Hebrews 10:19-25by Nathan Machel
Jesus is God's ultimate revelation, the supreme king, and the only priest who can save. How are we to respond to him?
Hebrews 10:1-18by Nathan Machel
The Day of Atonement was the highest, holiest day for Israel. Jesus fulfilled it, surpassed it, and brought it to an end.