Sun, Jun 10, 2018
Duration: 44 mins 23 secs
Job 19:25 is emblematic of the entire story of Job. Upon first glance, a clear message seems to be highlighted.
But upon further review, contextual clues alter our understanding.
Come explore the full story of Job and let it impact you in fresh ways.
Sun, Jun 03, 2018
Duration: 36 mins 51 secs
We Americans are fond of making the Bible about us.
2 Chronicles 7:14 is a classic example of that. For awhile now, American Christians have created photos, memes, and other inspirational red-white-and-blue art and tagged this verse.
Well, when we actually study it's context and original meaning, we'll realize it's not exactly teaching what we want it to say.
Sun, May 27, 2018
Duration: 34 mins 20 secs
Isaiah ends on a high note. He envisions a glorious day when God heals this messed up world and establishes His Kingdom once and for all.
As a Victorious King, he will transform this broken world into all that it should be.
Sun, May 20, 2018
God paints an incredible picture of the glory that is coming for his city, Jerusalem.
Isaiah 60 describes the part of God's redemptive plan where His presence among His people draws the world in like a moth to a flame.
Sun, May 13, 2018
Duration: 35 mins 27 secs
Not your typical Mother's Day sermon, we look at the dual roles God plays as a judge and a redeemer.
His judgment on his enemies is terrifying but his salvation of his people is reassuring.
Sun, May 06, 2018
Duration: 39 mins 50 secs
In the last major section of Isaiah (56-66), God is presented as our Victorious King.
Beyond the normal trappings and tendencies that come with being on top, Isaiah calls us to evaluate how we live and what we do with our newfound freedoms.
God is promising victory, that means there is no time for business as usual when it comes to spiritual values and ethical behaviors.
Sun, Apr 29, 2018
Duration: 38 mins 49 secs
God's declared himself to be the Saving King and has specified how his Suffering Servant will accomplish His people's redemption.
Now, in Isaiah 55, he invites everyone to a glorious celebration of His coming deliverance. He's calling us to respond to his declared plan and trust him.
How will we respond?
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
In 40-55, Isaiah paints God as a Saving King.
52-53 specify how He will save his people - or better yet - who will save his people.
The Suffering Servant comes front-and-center as the key person who will deliver God's people.
Both his character and his actions are surprising - and we discover how Jesus perfectly fits this Suffering Servant Savior description.
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
Isaiah 40 marks a time-shift in the book of Isaiah.
No longer are we dealing with messages to people facing the judgment of God via exile. Now the messages are for those people who've lived through the tumultuous Babylonian captivity.
God wants his suffering people to know that he hasn't been defeated, hasn't abandoned them, and hasn't forgotten his promises.
Isaiah 40 and 44 give us glimpses into God as the Saving King who offers us hope.
Sun, Apr 01, 2018
Duration: 34 mins 37 secs
Easter is about the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus.
Beyond just working through a narrative account from the Gospels, this year we studied a passage that focuses on the implications of Easter.
Paul, in the second chapter of Colossians, teaches us some important lessons that derive from the reality that we serve a risen Savior.