Monthly Archives: September 2019

The Light of the Kingdom

What does it mean to follow Christ? How can you be part of his kingdom? Matthew 4:12–25 introduces you to Jesus preaching the presence of his kingdom. See the light of the kingdom. The light is dawning in darkness. Matthew … Continue reading

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Tempted in the Wilderness

The last time you prayed the Lord’s Prayer, what did you ask for regarding temptation? Doesn’t it seem strange to read in Matthew 4:1–11 that Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted? Why was Jesus … Continue reading

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Baptism—And Heaven Opened

Have you been in a situation in which you asked, “What’s going on here?” You can appreciate the hesitancy and confusion that John the Baptist expressed when Jesus, the Messiah, came to him to be baptized in the incident recorded … Continue reading

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