The Light of the World

November 10, 2019 John 8-12 Jesus Christ was the creator of life, and his life brings light to mankind.  In his light, we see ourselves as we really are (sinners in need of a...

Better Than (Part8)

November 3, 2019 The Christian life involves hard work.  It requires us to give up whatever endangers our relationship with God, to run patiently, and to struggle against sin with the power of the...

Better Than (Part 7)

October 27, 2019 Do you remember how you felt when, you were younger and your birthday approached?  You were excited and anxious.  You knew you would certainly receive gifts and other special treats.  But...

Better Than (Part 6)

October 20, 2019 The sacred tent refers to the Tabernacle that God instructed Moses to set up (Exodus 36-40).  The High Priest could enter the Holy of Holies one day each year to atone...

One Voice

October 13, 2019 Here is a prayer:  When you speak to me, Lord, I often fail to hear.  And when I hear, I often fail to understand.  And when I understand, I often fail...

Better Than (Part 5)

October 6, 2019 In order to grow from a “baby” Christian to a “grown-up” Christian, each of us must learn discernment.  By practice we must train our consciences, our senses, our minds, and our...

Better Than (Part 4)

September 29, 2019 Melchizedek was a priest of the most high God (Genesis 14:18).  He is said to be a priest forever (Psalm 110:4) because his priesthood has no record of beginning or end—he...

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Better Than (Part 3)

Hebrews 4:1-13 God rested on the seventh day to celebrate the completion of creation. The world was perfect, and he was well satisfied with it. This rest is a foretaste of our eternal joy...

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Better Than (Part 2)

September 15, 2019 Jesus was human so he could die, so he could overcome the same temptations we face, and so he could mediate between God and human beings.  He identified with us so...

Better Than

September 8, 2019 The relationship of Christianity to Judaism was a critical issue in the early church.  The author clears up confusion by carefully explaining how Christ is superior to angels, Moses, and High...