OAKRIDGE BIBLE CHAPEL

One can learn a great deal from reading the letters written by soldiers to their families during World War I and World War II.
Written by Josiah Boyd
It has been observed that “the subject of biblical prophecy is like one magnet interacting with another. For many people, it pulls them in.
Written by Josiah Boyd
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
Written by Josiah Boyd
In Matthew 22, the formal rejection of Jesus continues, as groups of unlikely allies come together to oppose him with riddles and challenges designed
There are few more offensive concepts to the sensibilities of our contemporary culture than that of submission—the act of knowingly, willingly, intentionally, and repeatedly
Written by Josiah Boyd
No, Jesus wasn’t “hangry”; but he did a curse a fig tree that, despite it’s leafy appearance, refused to bear fruit. It’s a small,
It’s wise to learn from others’ errors. A child, seeing their sibling punished, can learn obedience. A student, observing a peer caught cheating, can
Written by Josiah Boyd
It’s a well-known scene: Jesus enters Jerusalem riding on a donkey, greeted by streets lined with coats and palm branches and cries of “Hosanna!”
In Matthew 19 and 20, Jesus teaches his disciples more about what they can expect in the coming kingdom. Specifically, he refers to their
With the seemingly endless barrage of bad news, it can be helpful to take a moment to pause, and read about what the Bible
It seems there’s a lot of bad news lately. A sample of recent news headlines report and warn of disconcerting realities that range from
Written by Josiah Boyd