Palm Sunday - Blessed Is The King

On Palm Sunday, we remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, where He was recognized as the Messianic King. Read More...

John - The Eagle

John presents Jesus as the Eternal God in flesh - fully Divine, Creator of all, the True Light, the Great I AM - coming to reveal the Father and redeem His people. Read More...

Luke - The Ox

Luke presents Jesus as the ox, full of strength yet suffering as a sacrifice for sin, so that we might repent and be forgiven of our sins and then serve others. Read More...

Mark - The Lion

Mark presents Jesus as the High King on the move. Although His true identity was hidden from most, His ultimate authority and power confronts the world and could not be withstood. Ultimately all will choose either complete allegiance to this King, or high treason against His Kingdom. Read More...

Matthew - The Man

Matthew presents Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Testament, God’s True Son who accomplishes the call of Adam and Israel, succeeding where they failed, to bring salvation to the earth. Read More...

Behold Christ!

The ancient church saw the Gospels as a fulfillment of Ezekiel and John’s visions, and as testimonies to Christ - who is the focal point of all of God’s revelation. Read More...

The LORD's Anointed King

The anointed kings of Israel serve as a picture of Jesus, the Anointed One, Who faithfully rules us forever and has anointed us with the Spirit.
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Great Expectations - God Will Be With Us

The great expectation that God will be with His people is fulfilled in Jesus Christ, the God-Man. Read More...

Great Expectations - The Virgin Will Conceive

The great expectation that a virgin would conceive and her Child would save us has been fulfilled in Jesus Christ.
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Fullness In Christ

Christians have been given a full salvation - our sins forgiven, our enemies vanquished, and our sinful nature effectively dealt with - through Jesus, Who is the fulness of God. Read More...

A Growing Walk In Christ

Having received Jesus Christ as Lord, we are called to have a flourishing, growing walk with Him. Read More...

The Great Exchange

Christ took our sins and gave us His righteousness so that it is just as if we had never sinned, and just as if we had kept the Law. Read More...

The Preeminence of Christ

Christ is preeminent in and over everything - the present creation and everything it, and the new creation, which has already begun through His reconciling work. Read More...

The Offices of Christ

Jesus is the Great Prophet of God, our Great High Priest, and our Great King - everything we need to know, love, and serve God. Read More...

Naomi Has A Son

God, as kinsman-redeemer to Naomi and Ruth, prepares the way for his own son, our kinsman-redeemer. Read More...

The Kinsman Redeemer

Jesus is our Kinsman Redeemer – a member of our family Who defends, protects, and redeems us from our trouble. Read More...

Jesus Our Great High Priest

Jesus as our Great High Priest was able to offer the perfect eternal offering on our behalf. Read More...

Christ the Reality

Christ is the focus and fulfillment of the entire Old Testament. The major people, places, and events in the Old Testament are types and shadows of the reality that is found in Christ, and through Him all believers inherit the Old Testament promises.
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Christ - The Last Adam

Christ is the fulfillment of everything Adam was called to be and He exceeds those expectations, bringing eternal life to His people.
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Christ - Ruler Over God’s Creation

Christ is the fulfillment of humanity's call to rule over God's creation, and He calls His people to exercise that rule in every area of life and creation. Read More...

Christ - The Image of God

Christ is the fulfillment of humanity's call to bear the image of God, and He is forming that image in His people.
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The New Covenant - Fulfillment in Christ

The old covenant of types and shadows has been fulfilled by the new covenant, which brings the reality to which the old covenant pointed.
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Christ and the City of Jerusalem

The city of Jerusalem was a type and a shadow of the true city of God, the new Jerusalem, which is comprised of all those who have faith in Christ.
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Christ and the Land of Israel (Part 2)

In Christ, the church inherits the land promises, which really pointed to heaven, of which the land of Israel was only a type and shadow.
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Christ and the Land of Israel (Part 1)

In Christ, the church inherits the land promises, which have been expanded to include the whole world. Read More...

The Church - The Fulfillment of Israel in Christ (Part 2)

In Christ, the True Israel, the church is the fulfillment of Old Testament Israel, the people of God. Read More...

The Church - The Fulfillment of Israel in Christ (Part 1)

In Christ, the True Israel, the church is the fulfillment of Old Testament Israel, the people of God. Read More...

Christ - The True Seed of Abraham

Jesus is the True Seed of Abraham, and all of the promises made to Abraham and his seed find their fulfillment in Christ and the Church. Read More...

Christ - The True Son of God

Israel, who was called the son of God, finds its focus and fulfillment in Christ, the True Son of God Who made us to be God’s children. Read More...

Christ and the Temple

The Temple finds its focus and fulfillment in Christ, Who is the fullness of God and the atoning sacrifice for sin, and Who makes His people to be God’s temple.
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Christ and the Sacrificial Aspect of the Law

The sacrificial system finds it focus and fulfillment in Christ, the true Lamb of God, who cleanses our sin and enable us to offer spiritual sacrifices to God. Read More...

Christ and the Ceremonial Aspect of the Law

Christ is the focus and fulfillment of the ceremonial aspects of the law, and He enables His people to walk in true holiness. Read More...

Christ and the Moral Aspect of the Law

The moral law finds its focus and fulfillment in Christ, Who perfectly displayed the character of God, delivered us from the curse of the law, and enables us to fulfill the Law by His Spirit. Read More...

Christ and the Kingship

Christ is the fulfillment of the kings of Israel, David’s Greater Son who rules the people of God and extends the kingdom of God.
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Christ and the Prophets

Christ is the fulfillment of the prophetic office, He is superior to the old prophets, and He has given us the Spirit to enable us to speak God’s word in the new covenant. Read More...

Christ and the Priesthood

Christ is the fulfillment of the priesthood, He is superior to the old priests, and He has made all of us priests in the new covenant. Read More...

Christmas Humility

The humble nature of Christ's birth points to the great humility of the incarnation where God became man to save us. Read More...

Suffering Because Christ Suffered

The society that we live in desires our sin. Are we willing to reject that sin and suffer as a result of that rejection as Christ suffered as our example. Read More...

Children of the Father

Jesus reveals not only what it means to be the Son of God, but what it means to be a child of the Father. Read More...

Suffering Servant, Exalted King

Jesus, the Servant of the Lord, suffered and died for our sins, is now exalted as King, and offers life to us. Read More...

The Servant of the Lord

Jesus the Messiah, the True Servant of the Lord, has brought God’s justice and gentle mercy to the people of the whole world. Read More...

Hezekiah’s Folly - Babylon Rising

Hezekiah’s folly and pride sealed the downfall of his people, but Christ’s wise obedience seals blessing for God’s people. Read More...

Christ and the Judges

Christ is the fulfillment of the judges, the ones who God sent to deliver His people from bondage to turn them to Him. Read More...

Typology - Seeing Christ in the Old Testament

The major people, events, and institutions of the Old Testament are types and shadows that point forward to and are fulfilled in Christ.
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Christ - The Focus and Fulfillment of the Old Testament

Christ is the focus and fulfillment of the entire Old Testament, and we should expect to see Him in its pages and to find its fulfillment in Him.
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The Sign of Immanuel - God With Us

God's promise to be with us, which was typified by many people and events in the Old Testament, is ultimately fulfilled in Jesus Christ, who is Immanuel, God with us. Read More...

Seeing Christ in the Psalms

Christ is the central figure of the book of Psalms, and in its pages we see the grand picture of His life, death, and resurrection.
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The Character of Christ

It is imperative that we have a fully developed image of Christ, and that image should have a deep impact upon every area of our lives.  Read More...

Jesus Christ - The Supreme Example of Humility

As citizens of heaven, we look to Jesus, Who is the supreme example of humility and the Lord of all.
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Messiah of the Outcast

Jesus the Messiah was anointed with God's Spirit to proclaim the Good News to outcasts. Read More...

Christ the Wisdom of God - Seeing Christ in Proverbs

Jesus is the Wisdom of God Incarnate, fulfilling and exceeding the metaphors for wisdom in Proverbs. Read More...

Why the Resurrection Matters

Christ's physical resurrection is central to our faith, and His resurrection guarantees our own future resurrection. Read More...

The Method of Redemption - The Incarnation

Since we could not save ourselves, God the Son became human to work redemption for us. Read More...

Our Redeemer - Christ the Second Adam

As the Second Adam, Christ has worked redemption and is restoring God's original purposes for mankind. Read More...

Introducing the Authentic Word of Life

Authentic faith is built upon Jesus, the True Word of Life, is proclaimed in the Gospel, and produces fellowship and full joy as we walk with God and His people.
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Authentic Faith and the Antichrist

We must resist this fallen world, remembering that authentic, eternal life and joy Is found in God, not in this fading evil order of illusion that is passing away. Read More...

Authentic Faith

Authentic faith is rooted in regeneration, and is displayed in an orthodox faith and in a willing, joyful life of obedience to God’s commands that overcomes the world. Read More...

The Authentic Testimony of God

God has testified that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and only those who believe in Him have life. Read More...

God Will Provide A Lamb

In the first week of Advent 2016 we start our new series, Behold the Lamb of God, by looking out how God has promised to provide a lamb. Read More...

Pass Over Us

This will be the second week of Advent where we will be looking out our new series, Behold the Lamb of God. Read More...

Don't Give Up On Me

All of us sin, but when we sin we should run to God, knowing that the blood of Christ the Lamb of God takes away our sin and secures God’s mercy for us. Read More...

Where the Lambs Are Kept

Lowly, unclean shepherds first heard and saw that the Lamb of God had come and would take away our sins so that all could be restored to God. Read More...

Behold the Lamb of God

Jesus is the Lamb of God who came to take away our sin so that we might glorify and enjoy God forever.
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Philadelphia: The Faithful Church

Jesus sees the patient perseverance of the Church through the midst of trials and He will reward her soon. Read More...
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