Meet Your King – Part 2

Jesus was the perfect man. But what kind of man (or human) was He? What things did He care about? What things did He not care about? Where or with whom did He spend His time? How did He respond or react to others? How did He come across to others? How did people view […]

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The Avoidance of Pain and Suffering

1. Avoidance of P/S is how many people make their decisions – especially when determining what life path to ultimately follow (Mat 13:20-22). This way of living is facilitated (or helped) by two beliefs : 1.1. Pain/suffering is believed to always be a sign that something must be wrong. 1.2. Happiness is believed to be […]

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A Biblical Perspective on Trials and Suffering

God’s purpose in afflicting us is always for our good or betterment. There are four things God is attempting to accomplish through our trials/suffering: To atone, remove, or cleanse sin from our flesh. To discourage us in the practice of sin and folly. To make us morally stronger. To make us long to leave this […]

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Matthew Introduction – Part 3

The introduction to any book of the Bible is just as important for us to understand as what we find within its pages. As a matter of fact, it is only when we have taken the time to introduce ourselves to the book, that we have the tools necessary to correctly exegete and exposit its […]

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