“It’s always darkest before dawn” the proverb tells us. Israel’s national history unfolded that way. Instead of finding the light of God’s presence and blessing they experienced metaphoric darkness. Isaiah gave God’s promise of true light. This true light would come in the person of God’s Messiah.
Jesus asks a simple question to those who had been questioning him. With this one question, he highlights the obvious lessons they had been missing. Pastor explains why it is important to pay attention by drawing our minds to this passage.
With all the hustle and bustle, pushing and shoving (and that is just finding a parking space at the mall) this hardly seems to be a “season of peace” and yet we are reminded that the coming of the Messiah ushers in a measure of peace, for He truly is the Prince of Peace. David […]
Israel’s calendar revolved around festivals and celebrations. One of the major celebrations was the Feast of Tabernacles, celebrating the harvest. Alan Bond, representative of Jews for Jesus, walks us through the elements of the celebration and shows how the Messiah is pictured and foreshadowed in this festive occasion.
Palm Sunday is a day of great historical significance. God fulfilled the promises to His people made to the prophet Daniel on this day. God keeps His promises! God’s plan is never stopped, halted, rerouted, or abandoned! Today, we notice the actions Jesus took on that day. Jesus acts and shows the people of Israel […]