Melchizedek

Have you ever been in a situation where someone or something wears you down to the point of giving in; a situation where someone pushes you and pushes you and pushes you; you know you shouldn’t give in, but you begin feeling the weight of the constant pressure; you...

Psalm 63

     Psalm 63 is one of those psalms that make us feel uncomfortable when we read it. We feel uncomfortable because it is so difficult to relate to. The Psalmist reveals an intense love for God; his soul deeply longs to be with God; he is wholly committed to God even...

How Jesus fulfills the OT Law – Matt 5:17-20

  In v. 17 the Lord Jesus pauses in the middle of his Sermon to correct a possible misunderstanding. V. 17 begins, “Do not think…” There was something about what Jesus has said thus far that lead some to misinterpret him. The misunderstanding revolved...

Understanding the Two Covenants of Gal. 4:21-31

      If it is any comfort, this passage is not quite as difficult as it seems when you first hear it. Admittedly Paul does not make theology an easy task. This passage requires careful thinking. This is the Apostle’s last argument in the second phase of...

Intro to I Corinthians

                                  Introduction to I Corinthians        A modern tourist visiting the ruins of Ancient Corinth will find two inscriptions of particular interest to us this morning. A monument in the ancient marketplace, or “agora,” bears this...