Resources relating to Jesus the Messiah, His Deity and full equality with the Father, His birth, life, death, and resurrection.

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By John Harrigan Posted on December 23, 2011

In modernity, "Christ" has been used as an expletive. Christians often perceive it simply as Jesus' "last name". However, a right understanding of "the Christ" is rooted in Genesis 3:15 and the promise of the "seed". The Messiah is one who would restore humanity's relationship to God and restore creation to its original perfection.

Further developments of this anointed deliverer would be seen through the Abrahamic and Davidic covenants.

The surprise to the Jewish people, however, would be that the Christ must suffer before entering into His glory.

In this...

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By John Harrigan Posted on December 23, 2011

In modernity, "Christ" has been used as an expletive. Christians often perceive it simply as Jesus' "last name". However, a right understanding of "the Christ" is rooted in Genesis 3:15 and the promise of the "seed". The Messiah is one who would restore humanity's relationship to God and restore creation to its original perfection.

Further developments of this anointed deliverer would be seen through the Abrahamic and Davidic covenants.

The surprise to the Jewish people, however, would be that the Christ must suffer before entering into His glory.

In this set of...

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By Dana Candler Posted on December 23, 2011

How can we know what God is like? How can we be satisfied in Him? The knowledge of God and seeing what His heart is like is what keeps us on the journey to love Him with all of our heart, soul, mind and strength.

In this teaching, Dana Candler reminds us that our pursuit of God and who He is must be centered in the words and life of Jesus.

Dana gave this teaching in Kansas City in January 2011.

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By Stuart Greaves Posted on December 23, 2011

In scripture, the only trait Jesus proclaimed about Himself was that He was humble (Matthew 11:29). The very first thing John the Baptist proclaims about Jesus is that He is a "Lamb", a servant who would die for the sins of the world.

The incarnation of Jesus openly declares to us all that God is a humble servant. Even in judgment at the end of the age, He will be acting as a servant.

Looking at the humility of the Godhead produces a longing to be like Him and empowers us to walk in the same manner. In these two sessions of notes, Stuart Greaves develops these truths...

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By Stuart Greaves Posted on December 23, 2011

In scripture, the only trait Jesus proclaimed about Himself was that He was humble (Matthew 11:29). The very first thing John the Baptist proclaims about Jesus is that He is a "Lamb", a servant who would die for the sins of the world.

The incarnation of Jesus openly declares to us all that God is a humble servant. Even in judgment at the end of the age, He will be acting as a servant.

Looking at the humility of the Godhead produces a longing to be like Him and empowers us to walk in the same manner. In these two sessions, Stuart Greaves develops these truths powerfully...

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By Stuart Greaves Posted on December 23, 2011

In scripture, the only trait Jesus proclaimed about Himself was that He was humble (Matthew 11:29). The very first thing John the Baptist proclaims about Jesus is that He is a "Lamb", a servant who would die for the sins of the world.

The incarnation of Jesus openly declares to us all that God is a humble servant. Even in judgment at the end of the age, He will be acting as a servant.

Looking at the humility of the Godhead produces a longing to be like Him and empowers us to walk in the same manner. In these two sessions of notes, Stuart Greaves develops these truths...

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By Stuart Greaves Posted on December 23, 2011

In scripture, the only trait Jesus proclaimed about Himself was that He was humble (Matthew 11:29). The very first thing John the Baptist proclaims about Jesus is that He is a "Lamb", a servant who would die for the sins of the world.

The incarnation of Jesus openly declares to us all that God is a humble servant. Even in judgment at the end of the age, He will be acting as a servant.

Looking at the humility of the Godhead produces a longing to be like Him and empowers us to walk in the same manner. In these two sessions of notes, Stuart Greaves develops these truths...

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By Stephen Venable Posted on December 23, 2011

The call to "follow" Jesus has been severely watered down through the passing centuries. In today's culture, "following Jesus" can simply mean upholding certain moral standards or having zeal for certain causes. In modernity, the gospel has turned into a message self-affirmation for the glory of man, not self-denial for the glory of Jesus.

In these notes, Stephen Venable walks through each phrase of Jesus' call to discipleship in Luke 9, describing the normal lifestyle of the believer - self-denial, suffering, yet filled with unspeakable joy for the glory of Jesus.

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By Stephen Venable Posted on December 23, 2011

The call to "follow" Jesus has been severely watered down through the passing centuries. In today's culture, "following Jesus" can simply mean upholding certain moral standards or having zeal for certain causes. In modernity, the gospel has turned into a message self-affirmation for the glory of man, not self-denial for the glory of Jesus.

In this teaching, Stephen Venable walks through each phrase of Jesus' call to discipleship in Luke 9, describing the normal lifestyle of the believer - self-denial, suffering, yet filled with unspeakable joy for the glory of Jesus.

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By Stephen Venable Posted on December 22, 2011

The circumstantial ease of the West has contributed to a false understanding that suffering is not normal to the Christian life. Jesus often spoke otherwise.

Jesus is seen as glorious through the alleviation of suffering and the display of His power, but is also seen as glorious through the restraint of His power. We glorify Jesus in the midst of suffering by rejoicing in Him, and we glorify Him in the midst of ease when we shed tears of longing for Him.

In this teaching, Stephen Venable presents a biblical theology of suffering with the glory of Christ as the backdrop,...

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