The Church and the Truth

June 26, 2022
1 Timothy 3:14-16 In this passage, the Apostle Paul highlights the church’s stability, it is “the pillar and foundation of the truth” (3:15), and he highlights the church’s success with…

The Divide Intensifies

May 22, 2022
Matthew 13:53-58 As we come to chapters 14–18, we see that division continuing to intensify. The hostility to Jesus will only grow as he journeys closer to Jerusalem (cf. 16:21).…

The Kingdom Parables

May 1, 2022
Matthew 13:1-52 Matthew 13 contains eight parables. These parables present big ideas that highlight the contrast between those who follow Jesus and those who do not. They illustrate this growing…
Matthew 12:22-37 The true Jesus shines in his authority (as the crowds begin to perceive) and elicits a hostile response from those who are determined to oppose him (Pharisees). Let’s…

Losing Sight of God

March 20, 2022
Matthew 12:1-21 In Jesus’ dispute with the Pharisees in Matt. 12, we’re given great insight into the things that God cares about. And these principles, these ideas, are the standard…