The Suffering Servant

Text: Isaiah 53 This chapter is a prophecy about Jesus – in particular, it is about His suffering on the cross. This is an important chapter because of the prophecy showing that God knew what would happen. It is also important in explaining why and how Jesus made His sacrifice. He Did Not Have the Appearance of a King (v. […]

The Message of Zechariah: The Lord Will Be King

Text: Zechariah 14:9-11 In this series, we are going to do an overview of the Minor Prophets. The goal is to (1) understand the overall theme of each book and (2) see what lessons there are for us. In this lesson, we are going to see what we can learn from the book of Zechariah. […]

The Message of Haggai: Rebuilding the Temple

Text: Haggai 1:3-8 In this series, we are going to do an overview of the Minor Prophets. The goal is to (1) understand the overall theme of each book and (2) see what lessons there are for us. In this lesson, we are going to see what we can learn from the book of Haggai. […]

The Message of Zephaniah: The Day of the Lord’s Wrath

Text: Zephaniah 1:14-18 In this series, we are going to do an overview of the Minor Prophets. The goal is to (1) understand the overall theme of each book and (2) see what lessons there are for us. In this lesson, we are going to see what we can learn from the book of Zephaniah. Historical Context […]

The Message of Joel: The Day of the Lord

Text: Joel 1:14-15 In this series, we are going to do an overview of the Minor Prophets. The goal is to (1) understand the overall theme of each book and (2) see what lessons there are for us. In this lesson, we are going to see what we can learn from the book of Joel. Historical Context […]

A New Covenant

Text: Jeremiah 31:31-34 The Lord, through Jeremiah, spoke of something coming that was new – a new covenant. This was a prophecy that pointed toward something that was coming in the future. The Hebrew writer quoted this to explain that this came through Christ (Hebrews 8:8-12). Let us consider what this passage has to say about the new covenant. […]

A New Name

Text: Isaiah 62:2 This passage in Isaiah 62 contains a prophecy of salvation and redemption from the Lord. In it, there is mention of a “new name” (v. 2). Let us consider what the Bible says about this new name. Given by God “Called by a new name which the mouth of the Lord will designate” – […]