Chapter 26 marks a dramatic shift in Matthew’s gospel. In it is a transition from a teaching on things to come to a retelling
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Most of the New Testament letters contain both affirmation and concern for the people receiving them, both praise and correction for their respective original
In Matthew 24 and 25 in the so-called Olivet Discourse, Jesus spends some time teaching (and warning!) about things to come. Yet like students
One can learn a great deal from reading the letters written by soldiers to their families during World War I and World War II.
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One topic that seemingly comes up more than most on our podcast is that of assurance of salvation, most likely because it can be
We are constantly bombarded with truth claims. With information coming at us from friends and family, social media, the news, our education system, our
It has been observed that “the subject of biblical prophecy is like one magnet interacting with another. For many people, it pulls them in.
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In an attempt to articulate the “big idea” of Paul’s first letter to the church in Thessalonica, one author has written the following: Impressed
Matthew 23 brings something of a conclusion to the current section of Matthew, as Jesus the King, rejected by the leaders of Israel, rejects
Matthew has recounted Jesus’s final entrance into Jerusalem (20:29–21:17), the unrelenting opposition he faced upon arrival (21:18–22:14), and, now, his rebuke of the faithlessness
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One author has summarized the book of Colossians with the following sentence: “When Christians know the supremacy of Christ in his person and work,
In Matthew 22, the formal rejection of Jesus continues, as groups of unlikely allies come together to oppose him with riddles and challenges designed