Genealogy of Christ

Text: Matthew 1:1-17 Christ is the fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham – Genesis 12:1-3 Christ was heir to the throne of David – Psalm 132:11; Acts 2:30 Christ’s throne is not on this earth – Matthew 1:12; Jeremiah 22:30 God’s plan will not be thwarted by wicked men – Jeconiah (2 Kings 24:8-9), Manassah […]

The Lord’s Invitation

Text: Matthew 11:28-30 The Invitation – from the Lord, open to all, promise of rest Our Responsibility – come to Him, take on His yoke, learn from Him The Motivation – He is gentle and humble, we will find rest, His yoke is easy and His burden is light

The Shepherd and the Sheep

Text: John 10:27 “My sheep hear My voice” “I know them” “They follow Me”

Priesthood of Christ

Text: Hebrews 3:1 Purpose of a Priesthood – Hebrews 5:1-3; 7:25; 9:24 Comparison with Levitical Priesthood – Hebrews 7:23-28; 9:11-14, 23-28, 10:11-14; 7:3, 23-25 Qualifications of Christ to be High Priest – Hebrews 2:14-18; 4:14-16; 7:26; 5:5-6 Sacrifice – Hebrews 10:10; 9:14; 7:27 Work – Hebrews 9:24; 7:25 Benefit we Derive from Christ being High […]

Devotion to Christ

Text: 2 Corinthians 11:3 Why be devoted to Christ – 1 John 4:19; Hebrews 13:5-6 How this devotion is demonstrated – Luke 9:23; Matthew 6:24; John 14:15 This should affect our attitude toward: His church, His word, His people

Testifying of Christ

Text: John 5:31-47 John the Baptist – John 1:29 Miracles – John 20:30-31 God the Father – Matthew 3:17; 17:5 Scripture – Galatians 3:24

A Stone of Stumbling

Text: 1 Peter 2:6-8 What caused Jesus to be rejected and become a “stone of stumbling”? The People were Disobedient – 1 Peter 2:8 They Held the Commands & Traditions of Men – Matthew 15:2-12 The “Hard Sayings” of Jesus – John 6:60-61 He was Not what They Expected – Matthew 13:54-57