The Good News Anticipated (Luke 2:21–39)

As we approach the text before us, Jesus Christ, Messiah, had been born. The long- awaited promised good news had been announced (1:26–38), affirmed (1:39–56), and arrived (2:1–20). An angel of the Lord informed the shepherds of Messiah’s birth, and so they left their lambs, Read More …

The Good News Affirmed (Luke 1:39–56)

We are studying selected passages from Luke 1–2 with a view towards having a gospel-centred Christmas. I trust it will also help us to have a gospel-centred year beyond Christmas. Previously, we studied 1:26–38 under the title “The Good News Announced.” In this study, we Read More …

Manhood, Womanhood and Marriage according to Jesus (Matthew 19:1–12)

The concepts of manhood, womanhood and marriage are under increasing attack in the age in which we live. Many sceptics of Christianity declare that Jesus said nothing about these matters, but in fact Jesus directly addressed this subject in the Gospel of Matthew, giving us Read More …