Dec 15, 2019: The Gospel in Hebrews*

The book of Hebrews unfolds the gospel in at least three ways: 1) it shows the connection between Christ’s person and his work, 2) shows his superiority to Old Testament persons and institutions, 3) underscores humanity’s need for redemption. First, Hebrews remarkably combines the person and work of Christ. Chapter 1 teaches the deity of Christ […]

Dec 8, 2019: Romans 7-8*

Romans 7-8 are the crux of the letter where Paul deals with the realty of our brokenness & inner struggle, the glorious grace of God in Christ and the ministry of the Holy Spirit. Here are some notes from the Gospel Transformation Bible to help us appreciate what Christ has done for us and how […]

Dec 1, 2019: The Gospel in Romans*

In the sweep of the New Testament, Romans is the first epistle encountered. This is fitting, as it builds on the Old Testament, explains the saving work of Jesus reported in the Gospels, and unpacks many of the teachings that were foundational to the churches that arose in Acts. In these respects, Romans flows naturally […]

Nov 17, 2019: Daniel Overview*

Author and Date Daniel wrote this book in sixth century BC. It records the events of Daniel’s life and the visions he saw from the time of his exile in 605 BC (1:1) until 536 BC, the third year of King Cyrus (10:1). The Gospel in Daniel The “gospel according to Daniel” comes in glowing […]