Matthew has reached a turning point where Jesus opening predicts his death and resurrection but an interesting theme is developing. Its an epic battle between Jesus and Satan that didn’t begin here and will still be raging when Jesus hangs on the cross.
How can someone already believe in Jesus and yet the words You are the Christ, the Son of the living God be such a blessing? There must be something more to it. Your eternal destiny rides on the right answer.
Colossians 1:15-23 answer the most important question: Who Jesus is. The answer clears the cloud and exposes that Jesus is all we need. Listen to find out why.
Psalm 15 asks the most important question anyone can ask: who can live with God? The answer it gives is both crushing and exhilarating. Listen to find out why.
Colossians 1:1-14 is a reminder that Jesus is all we need. Listen to find out why.
You can be really clued up on life but still miss the most important thing of all.
Everything you put your hope in, tends to let you down … eventually – except one thing.
The night before Jesus was betrayed he was in an agony so deep that as he prayed earnestly he sweat drops of blood (Luke 22:44). Was it the prospect of physical torture that drove Christ to this agony? Was he scared of death? No. It was something far worse—something Jesus calls a “cup”: “Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” What is this cup that distressed Jesus so much?
Have you ever gone to church, gone through the motions of worship, and left as if nothing has happened? Seems pretty meaningless. How do you break through this to experience real communion with God? Listen and find out.