March 30, 2019 | The Green Line

On April 3, 1949 Israel signed a ceasefire agreement with Jordan. This agreement made an armistice line and until 1967, Jordan occupied what is now called the West Bank. However, this land is now Israels just as Gaza was before they handed it over to the Palestinains in the early 2000s. What many miss is that the land behind the …

March 23, 2019 | The Common Thread, Part 11

We’re wrapping up our 11 week series on The Common Thread. We’ve seen how the unconditional, never-ending covenant God made with Abraham in Genesis 12 connects the entire Bible from Genesis to Revelation. As we conclude, Chris will share what will happen when God ultimately fulfills His promise to Abraham. The Jewish people thought that the Messiah’s first coming would …

March 09, 2019 | The Common Thread, Part 9

We’re in the New Testament finding The Common Thread throughout the Bible and we’re answering the question, “How does God’s promise to Abraham in Genesis 12 bind the entire Bible together?” This week we learn how the Apostle Paul accomplished God’s plan to continue the “thread” to the Gentiles. Paul was called by God to be a missionary to the …

March 02, 2019 | The Common Thread, Part 8

Can you believe we’re already in week 8 of The Common Thread series? We hope you are seeing how one covenant between Abraham and God has impacted the entire world. This week we see the blessing of this covenant through the Messiah. You’ve heard it said that the entire Old Testament points to the coming of Jesus. Chris will show …

February 09, 2019 | The Common Thread, Part 5

Have you ever read through some of the Old Testament passages and wondered what it would have been like to live as a Jewish person in those days? The 613 commandments that they had to keep can seem pretty daunting. Yet, something that we fail to see sometimes on this side of history and as believers in Jesus, is that …

February 02, 2019 | The Common Thread, Part 4

Have you ever thought about how God’s Word has 40 different authors but each book is connected to the others? As Christians, we know this is the work of the Holy Spirit threading the Word of God together. We have been traveling through the Bible in our Common Thread series the last few weeks. This week we take a look …

January 26, 2019 | The Common Thread, Part 3

We hope you’ve been enjoying our series The Common Thread. Have you ever thought how intricately the Bible is woven together? We shouldn’t be surprised that God has connected His entire Word from Genesis to Revelation but most of us have never thought about it. What is that common thread? It’s found in Genesis 12. God called a man, Abraham, …