Our Adoption Story-Part 2

This is the second of a 2 part series that looks at a personal adoption story and how that story reflects a much bigger story: the story of God the Father adopting a multitude of children into his family through the Son and by the Spirit. Click here for part 1 of the series. 


Our Adoption Story-Part I

This is the first of a two-part series on our adoption in Christ and how the tangible process of adopting a child testifies to the beauty of the Gospel. Be sure to check back for part-2 which will take a closer look at how God adopts us into his family in and through Jesus. 


Jesus the Victor

But the angel said the the woman, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.”


6 Ways to Prepare for Easter

Jesus is alive, and in a few days, we’ll celebrate his victory! Easter is an occasion to celebrate the resurrection and victory of Jesus Christ over Satan, sin, and death while also seeing lost sheep return home and lost people meet Jesus. 


Jesus the Forsaken

And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”


Jesus the Great High Priest

While we’ve been going through passages from the Gospel of Matthew, this week we’re jumping to the Gospel of John to see an excerpt from Jesus’ “High Priestly Prayer” in chapter 17. 


The Glory of Jesus

Peter, James, and John saw Jesus arrayed in all of his glory. They were allowed to see and experience in person the manifestation of these very words that Paul writes to the Colossian church...


Jesus the Christ

“But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”


Jesus the Tempted

Everytime I read the story of Jesus being tempted by the devil in the wilderness, I am struck at his complete obedience to God the Father. 


Jesus the Beloved

And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased. (Matthew 3:16,17)