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Greg concludes this three-part series with the keynote passage of Isaiah 53:1-6, a passage Martin Luther once announced as the "Fifth Gospel."
As our three-part series studying the gospel in Isaiah continues, our keynote passage is Isaiah 40:1-11 - yet another passage used by Handel for the lyrics to his majestic "Messiah."
The good news is not limited to, nor was it first proclaimed in the New Testament. Join us for this fascinating three-part series as we discover the many Christ-centered teachings of Isaiah. Isaiah 9:2-7
When asked to provide a list of his top ten biblical verses, Greg was stymied. Here's the list he wound up with - and why.
As we remember the extraordinary legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. we think of how instrumental he was in bringing people of different races and cultures together. We consider Ezekiel's example of sitting among captives and exiles, and most of all the example of Jesus who became one of us, living among us, sitting with us.
Join Greg as he considers the difference between an open hand, like that of Jesus on the cross, and a clinched fist.
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I recently stumbled upon an interesting quote by a certain George Calciu, which I'll cite and then follow up with an explanation of why it fascinates me: You have avoided choosing Jesus as your friend for too long... but Jesus has chosen you to hear his voice. He did so long ago: "You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain" (John 15:16). The choice was made long ago, for Jesus has always loved you, young friend, but now you have responded to his call. In responding you are ordained to go and bear fruit that will remain. To be a prophet of Christ in the world ...
Putting first things first is good advice, but what is first? Is it success, money, possessions? What's your answer?
Greg digs into the parable of the rich young ruler, explores the message behind the better wine Jesus made from water and examines Jesus instruction to become like little children — all to make The Real Gospel clear.