Resources relating to the coming kingdom of God, the reign of Jesus from Jerusalem.

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on December 18, 2014

In response to the continuing story of creation, fall, redemption, and restoration, the New Testament holds out a 3-fold standard of faith, hope, and love as the measuring rod of Christian maturity. The hope of the Gospel is an eager anticipation of the return of Jesus to raise the dead, reign from Jerusalem, and restore all creation. This session develops Biblical hope and covers common misunderstandings present in modern minds today.

This is Session 9, part 2 of the class...

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on December 18, 2014

In response to the continuing story of creation, fall, redemption, and restoration, the New Testament holds out a 3-fold standard of faith, hope, and love as the measuring rod of Christian maturity. The hope of the Gospel is an eager anticipation of the return of Jesus to raise the dead, reign from Jerusalem, and restore all creation. This session develops Biblical hope and covers common misunderstandings present in modern minds today.

This is Session 9, part 1 of the class...

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on December 18, 2014

In response to the continuing story of creation, fall, redemption, and restoration, the New Testament holds out a 3-fold standard of faith, hope, and love as the measuring rod of Christian maturity. The hope of the Gospel is an eager anticipation of the return of Jesus to raise the dead, reign from Jerusalem, and restore all creation. This session develops Biblical hope and covers common misunderstandings present in modern minds today.

This is Session 9 of the class...

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on December 18, 2014

In the Bible's story of redemptive history, Jesus of Nazareth is undoubtedly the central figure. This session ties Jesus to the story of Israel, the Davidic covenant, the message of John the Baptist, and several other elements of the Old Testament narrative.

This is Session 6, part 2 of the class Faith, Hope, and Love - Rediscovering the Essentials of Christianity.

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on December 18, 2014

In the Bible's story of redemptive history, Jesus of Nazareth is undoubtedly the central figure. This session ties Jesus to the story of Israel, the Davidic covenant, the message of John the Baptist, and several other elements of the Old Testament narrative.

This is Session 6, part 1 of the class Faith, Hope, and Love - Rediscovering the Essentials of Christianity.

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on December 18, 2014

In the Bible's story of redemptive history, Jesus of Nazareth is undoubtedly the central figure. This session ties Jesus to the story of Israel, the Davidic covenant, the message of John the Baptist, and several other elements of the Old Testament narrative.

This is Session 6 of the class Faith, Hope, and Love - Rediscovering the Essentials of Christianity.

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on December 18, 2014

God makes a series of covenants with Israel, including the giving of the Law at Sinai and making a promise to David about a future, final king of the nation. This session looks at the Law and the Davidic Covenant and their significance to redemptive history.

This is Session 5 of the class Faith, Hope, and Love - Rediscovering the Essentials of Christianity.

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on November 26, 2014

Unlike the modern, Platonic idea of eternity as "timelessness", the Bible views time in a linear fashion, beginning with creation and continuing on forever. This session begins to lay the groundwork for the story of Scripture and the ages to come.

These are notes for Session 1 of the class Faith, Hope, and Love - Rediscovering the Essentials of Christianity.

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on August 17, 2014

The blogosphere and social media world have recently been filled with news of atrocities taking place all over the Middle East (some of which are just rumors spread by social media). One of the affected cities is Mosul, Iraq where a Muslim group, ISIS, has taken control. Christians have been driven from their homes and forced to renounce Christ at the penalty of death. Syrian Christians have recently also been heavily oppressed by Muslims.

If we were Christians living in the Roman...

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By Josh Hawkins Posted on September 27, 2013

“To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.”
(Colossians 1:27–28 ESV)

"Christ in you, the hope of glory" is a phrase that is becoming increasingly misunderstood, especially in some Charismatic circles in the body of Christ today. It's important to have clarity on what this phrase means from the Bible,...

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