Four Principles For Spiritual Combat: Exposition of Matthew 4:1-4

https://youtu.be/qsDFMRXXckQ OPENING TEXTUAL NOTES You will notice as we get into Matthew’s gospel that one of his literary formulas is the word “Then” (GK τότε) This word is frequently used to progress the narrative forward by connecting the preceding account to what follows. “Then” opens the first two temptations and is duplicated in the third …

The Prologue: 1st John 1:1-4 Sermon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8qu1Lhs_NY&feature=youtu.be Authorship The author of 1 John claims to be an eyewitness of Christ (1 John 1:1–3) Emphasizes his sensory perception of Jesus, “the Word of life” Testifies to what was physically revealed to the apostles Unfortunately, Johannine authorship and the author’s claim to eyewitness testimony has come under attack from modern scholars Many suggest …

God in the Flesh: NT Affirmations – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LY7rXfcNYA&feature=youtu.be There is no question of greater significance than the question “is Jesus God?” The consequences of such a question shape the very life, expression, and understanding of the Christian faith. On the one hand, if Jesus is not Yahweh in the flesh, it is idolatry to worship him and ascribe to him the glory …