August 13, 2017
Having rescued Jonah, God now gives him a second chance. The outcome of that mission is that Nineveh are also given a second chance. All of this reminds us that we serve the God of second chances. His grace to Jonah, to Nineveh, and to us is truly amazing!
August 6, 2017
After being thrown overboard, Jonah is about to drown. In Jonah 2 we see God come to the rescue! Jonah has a glorious experience of God’s saving grace. The question is: does he really appreciate it for what it is?
July 30, 2017
People often speak of humanity’s ‘quest for God’. In Jonah 1 we learn that all of us by nature run away from Him. The good news is – whether we are religious hypocrites or lawless pagans – God pursues us in His amazing grace!
July 23, 2017
The book of Jonah highlights a number of key themes: the important of obedience, the sovereignty of God, the importance of global missions. One central theme that lies behind all of this is the amazing grace of God – something Jonah doesn’t seem to grasp!
June 18, 2017
Mark’s Gospel comes to an abrupt close, demonstrating that Jesus’ death and resurrection are just the beginning. In fact, because Jesus truly died and was raised, a fresh start is possible for all his followers.
June 11, 2017
As Jesus is crucified, Mark provides us with four signs that clearly demonstrate the meaning of his death.
June 4, 2017
As Jesus is tried by the religious authorities, what becomes clear is that humanity itself is on trial! We are in desperate need of a savior and substitute – something Jesus alone is qualified to be.