This is the time of year when most of us read or hear the genealogy of the Lord Jesus Christ. It is full of words that are hard to pronounce, and at its surface seems like a tedious task with little meaning. Today’s verse shows us that is far from the truth.
Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us. Hebrews 12:1 You’re Not Alone There are times where life seems like a battle. There is a... Continue Reading →
And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”- Luke 9:23 (ESV) Imagine that you are living in first century Israel. The Roman Empire is in control of the area, and a means of torture and execution used is crucifixion.... Continue Reading →
Understanding the Old Testament is essential in understanding the New. Too often the Christians of today neglect the Old Testament. It is seen as a book of laws that do not really apply because Christ established the new covenant. Coogan states “The writings that counted as scripture for the New Testament writers are those they... Continue Reading →