Exploring the Bible

The Kingdom of God (Matthew 1-13)

As I said last week, we’re going to spend the next six months or so taking a look at each of the books of the New Testament.  And this morning, we begin with the book of Matthew.  We’ll actually take two weeks with Matthew, and so this morning, we’ll look at the first half and…

In the Fullness of Time

This past year, we went through the books of the Old Testament, one by one.  This year, we’re going to go through the books of the New Testament and take a closer look at each one of them.               But before I get to my lesson this morning, I wanted to share with you this…

God Sings Over You (Zephaniah)

Before I get started this morning, I want us to take a 5-minute break to give everyone enough time to find the book of Zephaniah in your Bibles. Seriously, though, I’m going to guess that most of you are not all that familiar with Zephaniah. It’s not a book that Christians usually read when they’re…

A Shelter in the Time of Storm (Nahum)

Hollywood loves sequels.  That’s why there are 14 Batman films, 26 James Bond movies, and 21 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Sometimes those sequels are really good, like Toy Story 2, 3 and 4.  Other times, those sequels are really lousy, like “Jaws: The Revenge”.              But there’s something satisfying about sequels, because whenever…