1. Christmas is about the birth of a Savior born to die to break the power and sting of death for all who believe he did.
2. By grace alone, I am a new creation, but I remain a creature. I can know God truly but not completely.
3. Before creation existed, the Father, Son, and Spirit purposed, through the saving work of the Son, to redeem a people to enjoy God’s presence forever.
God’s provision shines brightest in times of crisis.
Jesus exposes the scribes and pharisees. In Jesus’ teaching we learn much about obedience, it’s source, and it’s objective.
There are only two ways to view the world. Either the creation is self-existent, naturalistic and complete in and of itself, or, there is a creator who stands apart from and outside of the creation as it’s originator and sustainer.
Jesus’s teaching on the greatest commandment has much to teach us on God’s love for us, our love for Him, our love for others, and the Christian life as a whole.
Jesus brilliantly responds to the Sadducees’ question regarding the resurrection.
The only reasonable response to the faithfulness of God is a total allegiance to Him demonstrated by gratefulness and service from a humble heart.
We need to forgive, but what does it mean to forgive? How do we do this? The forgiveness we have been shown by God in Christ is our example.
Our faith and willingness to obey are strengthened by reminding ourselves of the great deeds God has done for us.
A look at the importance of having faith in God, what faith is how to have faith and what to do to increase our faith.