February 17, 2024 | The Davidic Covenant, Part 2

In 2 Samuel 7, God made a wonderful covenant with David with implications that reached back hundreds of years earlier and extended to Jesus the Messiah. Last week we studied how this Davidic Covenant began with the patriarch Jacob’s blessing to his son, Judah, David’s ancestor through whom royalty was promised. This week we study David’s reverent love for the …

February 10, 2024 | The Davidic Covenant, Part 1

This week we begin a series on the Davidic Covenant. This promise God made with King David is a foundational truth that touches so much of Scripture, including Jesus’ birth, identity, and Kingdom reign. But instead of starting with David, we’re beginning with Jacob’s blessings to his sons. Chris walks us through these unconventional blessings this week, examining why Judah, …

January 28, 2023 | The Abrahamic Promise: The Blessing

Abraham had a special covenant with God—one that has affected all of human history since. We’ve already studied how this promise has shaped the Jewish people and the promises included in the covenant that guaranteed them countless descendants and the special Holy Land. In the conclusion of our 4-part series on this covenant, we’ll study how the whole world is …

January 21, 2023 | The Abrahamic Promise: The Descendants

God’s eternal covenant with Abraham included a surprising promise: A great nation would come from Abraham, and he would have innumerable descendants. This aspect was deeply personal to Abraham, who was an old man when the Lord spoke to him. How could he have any children at all? As humans, we look for immediate results—instant gratification. But God’s timing was …

January 14, 2023 | The Abrahamic Promise: The Land

God created and controls the whole universe. So why does He care so much about the land of Israel, one little piece of real estate in the Middle East? Because of His covenant with Abraham! He made an eternal promise that ensured this land would belong to Abraham’s descendants forever. This week, Chris teaches about the incomparable land of Israel …

January 7, 2023 | The Abrahamic Promise & What it Means For You

God’s Word is advancing throughout the world, but many evangelicals are missing the message of God’s love for Israel and the Jewish people—and our responsibility toward them as well. It’s important to remember that our support for Israel is biblical, not political. We find the root of that support in Genesis 12: God’s covenant with Abraham. This promise has defined …