The Christmas Story

December 13, 2020
The passage we are considering this evening is perhaps the best-known Christmas passage in the Bible. It tells the simple story of the Savior’s humble birth in Bethlehem (2:1–7) and…

The Fruit of the Gospel

June 21, 2020
What difference does the gospel make in our lives? Philippians 4:1 sets the tone for the final chapter and establishes the proposition, “Therefore, stand firm in the Lord.” What follows…
John tells the Christmas story differently from Matthew and Luke. He emphasizes the truth that is at the heart of Christmas: the appearance in history of God manifest in the…

Blinded by Religion, Part 1

February 17, 2019
Are there aspects of Jesus’ message that perhaps you struggle to accept because they seem to challenge your sense of what you think God wants? Perhaps his teachings seem to…