Pentecost Power

Pentecost Power

The Book of Acts tells the story of the first Christ-followers, with a focus on the ministry and mission of the apostles, a group of leaders whose title means “messenger” or “one who is sent forth.” The book begins with the story of the ascension of Jesus and then...
Sacrificial Gifts

Sacrificial Gifts

The Gospel of John begins by saying, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1), echoing the creation story in Genesis 1. John’s account of the life of Jesus stands apart from the preceding Gospels, and his first...
Some Good News

Some Good News

Mark is the shortest of the Gospels, and scholars believe that it was the first of the biblical accounts of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Since most of the stories in Mark can also be found in Matthew and Luke, it was probably the foundation on which...
The Greatest Tweet

The Greatest Tweet

The Gospel according to Matthew is the first book of the New Testament, and is the first of four accounts of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. Matthew is concerned with placing Jesus in the story of God’s saving work, which began in Genesis and continued...
Idolatry Today

Idolatry Today

Deuteronomy is the fifth book the Bible, the end of the section called The Pentateuch, which simply means “five books.” The Pentateuch is often called the “Five Books of Moses” or the Torah, a Hebrew word that means “instructions.” With the wandering in the wilderness...