The testimony of the empty tomb is given that the followers of Christ in every age might have hope; hope that we will see Jesus in all His glory. This is an encouragement for believers and a testimony to unbelievers that He will return to judge the living and the dead.
Do you know the significance of the name ‘Jesus’? His name means ‘Yahweh saves’ and tells us who He is and why He came to the earth. Here is the heart of the Christmas message, that God the Son came into the world to save us from our sins.
The Kingdom of God was central to the life and teaching of Christ. So He instructs us to pray “Your kingdom come.” Learn what it means to live and long for God’s “Kingdom of Grace” to advance and His “Kingdom of Glory” to arrive.
As we continue our exposition through the Lord’s Prayer, we are taught to pray Hallowed be Your name. What does the name of God refer to? What does it mean for God’s name to be hallowed? How can we hallow God’s name in our lives? Why should we pray this way? And why is this petition first in the Lord’s Prayer?
Prayer is perhaps the most vital part of the Christian life. It is essential to worship God, love others, and grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ. In the opening address of the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus teaches us how to really approach God in prayer and speak to Him as our Heavenly Father.
At Calvary, God tore the flesh of Christ and the veil of the temple. Has God torn the veil that lies over your heart to understand and experience the sufferings of Christ?