Two Kings, Two Kingdoms

David denHartog gives us a challenge for our lives from Psalm 90:12, “So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom.”  He gives us the example of two Kings and two kingdoms, both found in the book of Matthew: King Herod and the King of Kings, Jesus.  Whatever we invest […]

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Kingdoms in Conflict

Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 2:12-23, a horrific account of the aftermath of the wise men’s visit.  God divinely spares Jesus’ life as a young child, but only so that He could be sacrificed for our sins at the appointed time.  Matthew also clearly shows the consequences of rejecting Jesus and of living in a […]

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The Pull of the Gospel

Don Hunt teaches from John 4:26-54.  Its in-style these days to take something that is junk and redo it; give it a new look and a new plan.  God has done that with our lives as well.  He saved us not just to save us, but to give us purpose and a mission.  He wants […]

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Mazel tov!

Dean Elliott continues the Behold the King series in Matthew 2:1-12, taking a slow and close look at the story of the Magi (or Wise Men).  It is a strange story; one of confrontation and contrast and mystery.  There were people that should have know where to go and what to do, but they didn’t.  And there […]

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Security Questions

David denHartog continues the Behold The King series, taking a look at Matthew 1:18-25.  When we are asked security questions, the answers validate that we are who we say we are.  An early Jew that became a believer might also want to validate that Jesus was who He said He was.  We also need to have our […]

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Behold Your King

For most of us, tracing our ancestry is a matter of curiosity.  But for the Jews, it was by knowing their ancestry and genealogy, that they had their inheritance rights to the land in which they lived.  The genealogy also pointed to the coming Messiah, who would be King of the Jews.  David denHartog launches a […]

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