January 3, 2019

Miracles Summary - Chapters 12 & 13

Two schools of thought... Some people think that God is either too majestic to mess with Nature, or he is too competent a Creator to have made something that he needs to constantly adjust and tweak. When students are taught grammar or...

December 30, 2018

Acts 17:22-31

So Paul, standing in the midst of the Areopagus, said: "Men of Athens, I perceive that in every way you are very religious.

For as I passed along and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription: 'To the unknown god.' Wh...

December 23, 2018

Images and Origins of Christmas

The year is 47 B.C. Herod the Great is only 25 years old. He has just been named the governor of Galilee, a fast rise and high position for such a young man. The Romans believe Herod can pacify or more importantly control the Jews.

They we...

December 19, 2018

Miracles Summary - Chapters 10 & 11

Many people reject Christianity because it seems too primitive or non-intellectual - lol. Apparently, some ancient people believed that God lived in the sky and had a son who came down to earth, and who then returned back to the sky t...

December 16, 2018

Introduction

Although the triumphant entrance of Jesus on the back of a donkey into the city of Jerusalem two thousand years ago was all part of God's master plan for the redemption of mankind - it resulted in immediate disaster. Yes, Jesus put Himself on a donkey, and...

December 13, 2018

Chapters 8 & 9
Nature’s laws are understood in different ways by different people. Some people believe that the laws of Nature are necessary truths, and then they conclude that this makes miracles impossible - not so. Even if natural laws are necessary truths, the conc...

December 9, 2018

Introduction:

So last week Pastor Steve got to introduce this series with talking about Rudolph and PETA, Santa Claus colluding with Russia, the Elves Union and Global Warming Melting the North Pole as key factors of how Christmas has been killed.  Hey if you missed las...

December 2, 2018

Four Easy Steps to Kill Christmas

Step One - Expose Santa for Colluding with Russia

Step Two - Report Rudolph and the Reindeer to PETA

Step Three - Unite the Elf's Union with E.L.M (Elves Lives Matter)

Step Four - Wait for Global Warming to Melt the North Pole

Introduction

T...

November 29, 2018

Chapters Summary 4 & 5

Something beyond Nature is in operation whenever we use our reason. We may feel more comfortable with the supposition that there is nothing outside of Nature, but this does not make it so. Materialism and our own bodies cannot explain the reality...

November 25, 2018

ONE - MY SERVANT WILL PROSPER — THE SUFFERING LEADS TO GLORY

(ISAIAH 52:13-15)

The first three verses give us an overview of the section: through the humiliation of suffering the Servant of the LORD will be exalted.

THE SERVANT WILL BE EXALTED (verse13)

This grand theme is...

November 18, 2018

Behold, my servant shall act wisely; he shall be high and lifted up, and shall be exalted. As many were astonished at you—his appearance was so marred, beyond human semblance, and his form beyond that of the children of mankind—so shall he sprinkle many nations. Kings...

November 11, 2018

The Prophecy

Isaiah 11:1-10

A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit.  The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him- the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of knowledge and of the...

November 8, 2018

Every event that we might interpret as a miracle is an event that is perceived through our senses. We know, however, that our senses are not infallible—our senses can play tricks on us and we can be fooled by illusions. The way that we interpret our experiences depends...