In Matthew 12:1-8 we see a showdown between Jesus and the Pharisees. This showdown was centered around their rival interpretations of the Sabbath. Jesus offers three arguments that prove that neither He nor His disciples were Sabbath breakers. Listen as Pastor Matt explains the second of these three arguments and how it points to the […]
Last week we looked at how Jesus is the final revelation of God and how that baptism communicates our intention to immerse ourselves in His teaching and obey His commands. But what about out guilt? Listen as Pastor Matt explains how baptism also points to the completed work of Christ who died to pay the […]
Listen as Pastor Matt shows the significance of Jesus’ tri-fold ministry in Matthew 4:23-25 and each offices relationship to the other; I. Teaching in the Synagogue (Prophet) II. Preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom (King) III. Healing Every Kind of Disease & Sickness (Priest) Jesus is all the Old Testament said He would be and it […]
Sin bearing was not the ministry of Israel’s kings. They ruled, they led, they defended, they conquered, but they could not deal with the sins of men; that was the role of priests. There was a clear, & unflinching demarcation between kings & priests, & lest there be any confusion, their linage was even divided. […]
Part II of III on baptism as a means of discipleship; Embracing Jesus as Priest: Matthew 28:18-20.