The Shepherds’ Story Was Remarkably Astonishing

The Shepherds' Story Was Remarkably Astonishing

Did you ever see something so exciting you couldn’t wait to tell someone about it? The shepherds’ story was remarkably astonishing to all who heard it. They not only saw angels, but they saw the Lord as well. All who heard the shepherds’ story were astonished, Luke 2:18 A host of angelic beings filled the … Read more

Angels Announced Good News Of Great Joy To The World

Angels Announced Good News Of Great Joy

At this point in the Christmas story, Jesus was born. As far as we know, Mary, Joseph, and the child were alone in a stable accompanied by animals. They didn’t know was happening at a nearby pasture. Angels showed up and announced the good news of great joy. This announcement was for all the world … Read more

Live A Lifetime Of Faith The Same Way Mary Did

Live a Lifetime of Faith

The writer of Hebrews said that some people have entertained angels without realizing it! There was no doubt that Mary was standing in front of an angel. It was at that point Mary began to live a lifetime of faith like she had never lived before. Don’t be afraid, Mary,” the angel told her, “for … Read more

How To Survive The Judgment Of The Eternal Fire

Survive The Judgment Of The Eternal Fire

In the days of John the Baptist, people were wondering exactly who he was. He made sure the people understood who he wasn’t. He said someone was coming who was greater than he. We know he was talking about Jesus who baptizes with the Holy Spirit and fire. How are you going to survive the … Read more

Thursday of Holy Week – The Agreement Of The New Covenant

Thursday of Holy Week - The Agreement Of The New Covenant

Thursday of Holy Week is more commonly known as Maundy Thursday. This was the day when the events leading toward Jesus’ death were put into action. Judas had already made a deal with the Jewish leaders to betray Jesus. He would complete that deal later that evening. When they left Bethany, Jesus sent Peter and … Read more

Tuesday Of Holy Week, Opportunities Taken By Jesus

Holy Week Tuesday

On this Tuesday of Holy Week, we will continue in Luke as we move to chapter 20. The religious leaders challenged Jesus by putting him to the test. Literally. They raised several theological debates with him and questioned both his teaching and his God-given authority. In verse 2 it says they demanded, “By what authority … Read more