How should we understand the gift of the Holy Spirit in terms of Joel’s prophecy in Joel 2:28-32? What role does the coming of the Spirit play in the Biblical drama? What does His coming mean for us? Listen to this explanation of Acts 2:14-21, 21:8-9; and Luke 2:36-38, the Sunday school lesson for January 31!
Month: January 2021
“Jesus’ Prayer for Us.” John 17:14-24. Sunday School, January 24, 2021.
What would you ask Jesus to pray for you? What request would you give Him? See what He, in fact, did pray on your behalf by listening to the explanation of John 17:14-24 below:
“Who Can Forgive Sins, but God Alone?” Mark 2;1-12. Sunday School, January 17, 2021
My students used to joke that the answer to every question in the class on the Gospel of Mark was “the authority of Jesus.” They were right. Mark 2:1-12 focuses on the authority of Jesus to forgive sins–and its implications for His identity! Implicitly, Jesus faces those around Him with the question, “Who do you say that I am?” For an explanation of this passage click below.
“Jesus and Peter in the Boat,” Luke 5:1-11. Sunday School, Jan 10, 2020.
Have you had an encounter with the living Christ like the one Peter had on that morning on the Sea of Galilee not far from the Capernaum shore? Learn about what happened to Peter that day by listing to this podcast explanation of Luke 5:1-11.
“The Year of the Lord’s Favor.” Luke 4:14-30. Sunday School, January 3, 2020.
At the inauguration of His ministry Jesus proclaimed that He was the Spirit-anointed Servant of the Lord who would bring “the year of the Lord’s favor.” We find this incident in Luke 4:14-30, the Sunday School lesson for January 3. Can 2021 be an “a year of the Lord’s favor”? Here is a podcast explanation of this passage: