Mayo 9, 2021 Genesis 4:8-10 When we do the horrific work of contemplating our sinful selves, we find that the horror of our sin is what leads us to the hope of a Savior. Without seeing the horror with our own eyes, we would never seek hope. Understanding Jesus as our Advocate changes everything for […]

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Mayo 2, 2021 Genesis 3:6-9 Jesus’ death and resurrection was the greatest solution, the greatest cure, and the greatest rescue that a world enveloped in sin could hope for. It was the only thing that could’ve made a difference in our hopeless reality. Our obedience to Him should be rooted in trust—the same trust He […]

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The Bigness and Nearness of God

April 25, 2021 Genesis 2:7-8 To say God is transcendent speaks to His being above or beyond us. It communicates His ‘bigness’ and power. From the opening chapters of God’s Word, He shows us all of Himself. God is Elohim. He is more powerful and set apart than we can ever imagine. But He is […]

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In the Beginning was Jesus

April 18, 2021 Genesis 1:1-3 In the midst of a dark, formless, and void world, God created light, order, and life. But what happened next in the history of this newly created world is what created the need for the gospel that we’ve been talking about: humanity’s rejection of the goodness of God and the […]

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Crossroads

Abril 11, 2021 Matthew 16:21-27 If Jesus went through everything that we discussed in the last couple of weeks and He is who He says he is, then what repercussions it has in our lives. What would have to change in our lives in order to be congruent with this reality? What has been your […]

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Not Here

April 4, 2021 Matthew 28:1-10 Can you imagine the pain that the women experience while they travel to the tomb? Can you imagine their surprise? Jesus was not there. Then where is he? On His way to Galilee. What does it mean then to look for Jesus where is not at and where is our […]

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The Bitter Sweet Cup (Maundy Thursday)

April 1, 2021 Matthew 26:36-40 This scene reveals the sorrow in Jesus’ heart that night. He prayed to his Father that he would not have to go to the cross if there were any other way. Yet he prayed the hardest prayer any of us can pray: “Yet not as I will, but as you […]

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Under Arrest

March 28, 2021 John 18:4-11 Do you really think that those ropes could hold Christ? Then, what keeps him “under arrest?” Jesus’ motivation was centered in the salvation of humanity. Even in the intensity of the moment, Jesus still chooses to submit himself for you. Have you ever seen someone getting arrested? Describe. What is […]

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Betrayed

March 21, 2021 Matthew 26:14-16 The betrayal of Judas was no accident. Judas planned it with premeditation after feeling justified for his actions in light of his frustrations with Jesus. From Judas’s perspective, Jesus was taking too long to take down the Romans. Understanding why Judas betrayed Jesus is key to understanding how he serves […]

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Extravagant Worship

March 14, 2021 John 12:1-8 Mary poured an expensive perfume at Jesus’ feet as an act of worship. Mary’s act of worship was pure … passionate … royal … expensive … and extravagant. He touched the heart of Jesus. Jesus knew he was heading to the cross, and Mary’s act of worship was a blessing […]

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