Matthew 2: Striking Resemblance

Greetings, Matthew chapter 2 gives the reader more fulfilled prophecy to consider concerning Jesus Christ. However, notice the connection also in chapter 2 between Jesus Christ and Moses. Christ was sent into Egypt and then comes out of Egypt. Both were being pursued by authorities and hid until those authorities had passed on. The similaritiesContinue reading “Matthew 2: Striking Resemblance”

Matthew 1: Introduction

Greetings, This blog continues its journey through the Bible in 1 year by starting the Book of Matthew today. As a brief introduction to this writing a few points of interest should be noted. It was written from a Jewish perspective and geared towards a Jewish audience. This gospel account includes many references to theContinue reading “Matthew 1: Introduction”

Hebrews 11: Forsake The Temporary For The Promise

Greetings, Hebrews 11 continues with the presentation of the heroes of faith. Verse 25 really placed things into perspective for me. This verse is about the decision of Moses to forsake the pleasures of sin and to suffer with his people for a future promise. This is the same attitude we must carry with usContinue reading “Hebrews 11: Forsake The Temporary For The Promise”

Hebrews 11: Faith

Greetings, Hebrews 11 teaches us the power of faith. In order to grow as a Christian we must first believe in Jesus Christ. It is impossible to grow as a Christian if one does not have faith in the message of a Jesus Christ. Without faith there is no hope. God Bless

Hebrews 10: Confidence In Faith

Greetings, Hebrews 10 speaks in the importance of keeping confidence in our faith. A Christian can endure all things regardless of intensity when they hold to the promise that has been given to them. That promise is Jesus Christ. As Christians we can lean on Jesus Christ and find joy even in difficult times. IContinue reading “Hebrews 10: Confidence In Faith”

Hebrews 9: Once And For All

Greetings, In Hebrews chapter 9 we read about the perfect sacrifice of Christ. The old sacrificial system required the priest to offer up sacrifices continuously but the sacrifice of Christ was once and for all. The power of the cross possessed such power that all sins are covered from that single sacrificial act. It isContinue reading “Hebrews 9: Once And For All”

Hebrews 6: Unchanging Nature of God

Greetings, The writer of Hebrews reminds us in chapter 6 that God is unchanging. I am thankful for the steady nature of our God. The God we serve does not lie. His word is an anchor that we all can hold onto no matter what life circumstance we are facing. Jesus as Lord has promisedContinue reading “Hebrews 6: Unchanging Nature of God”

Hebrews 5: Spiritual Milk To Solid Foods

Greetings, Hebrews chapter 5 tells us the importance of growing in the faith. The writer of Hebrews warns that a failure to grow from simple truths of faith, which he refers to as spiritual milk for infants, to being able to handle solid foods, more complex aspects of faith is a sign of unrighteousness. AContinue reading “Hebrews 5: Spiritual Milk To Solid Foods”

Hebrews 3: Greater Is The Builder

Greetings, Today in Hebrews 3 we receive a valuable piece of theology. The writer of Hebrews states the builder of a house is greater than the house. Then the writer states every house has a builder but God has built everything. This is another way of saying God is greater than any created person, place,Continue reading “Hebrews 3: Greater Is The Builder”