• Resurrection by

    The Jewish and Roman leaders probably breathed a sigh of relief after Jesus died on the cross. They were finally rid of this man who had exposed their evil and hypocrisy. Or so they thought. In this lecture, Dr. R …

  • Crucifixion by

    The apex of Christ’s redemptive work occurred when He was nailed to the cross and bore the penalty due to us. His crucifixion was an act of propitiation, satisfying the justice of God. In this lecture, Dr. R.C …

  • Triumphal Entrance by

    When “the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth of Galilee” triumphantly entered into Jerusalem, He did so in fulfillment of an Old Testament promise that Israel’s king would come to the city riding a donkey. In this lecture, Dr. R.C …

  • Last Supper by

    In the Old Testament, the Passover lamb distinguished the people of God from the unbelieving Egyptians. The Passover also marked Israel’s redemption from Egypt. The Old Testament prophets described the future redemption of Israel in terms of a new …

  • Temptation by

    Immediately after His baptism, Jesus is driven into the wilderness to be tempted by the Devil. We are reminded here not only of Israel’s testing in the wilderness, but of the original test—the temptation of Adam. In this …

  • Transfiguration by

    At the beginning of the gospel of John, the apostle declares, “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory.” It is very likely that John is referring here to the transfiguration of Christ …

  • Baptism by

    After four hundred years of silence, the voice of prophecy resumed in Israel with the arrival of John the Baptist. He came, calling all Israel to repent and be baptized. Jesus’ baptism by John marks the official beginning of His …

  • Boy Jesus in the Temple by

    The New Testament tells us very little about the years between Jesus’ birth and the beginning of His ministry. The gospel of Luke contains the one significant account that exists—the story of Jesus’ visit to the temple at the …

  • Infancy Hymns by

    Throughout the Old Testament, God’s major redemptive acts were celebrated in song. The Song of Moses in Exodus 15 celebrated the redemption of Israel from Egypt. The Song of Deborah in Judges 5 celebrated the defeat of the Canaanites …

  • Incarnation by

    So often, we think of the work of Christ as something that began when He was baptized in the Jordan River around the age of thirty. In reality, however, the work of Christ began in eternity past in the covenant …

  • About the Book by

    The apostle Paul wrote more than half of the New Testament. Specifically, some say he only wrote thirteen of the twenty-seven books of New Testament, while others say fourteen. So which is it—thirteen or fourteen? The difference of opinion …

  • Our Hearts Are Restless by

    During the hippy movement in the sixties, the word “peace” found its way into popular usage. This one-word benediction, often accompanied with its universal hand signal, circulates even to this day. But wishing peace upon someone doesn’t make it …

  • What Is Faith? by

    How do you know that Christianity is true? Scripture tells us that we live by faith and not by sight. The book of Hebrews tells us that faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things …

  • Our Great High Priest by

    Immediately after Jesus was baptized by John, He went into the desert for forty days being tempted by the devil. Why was this necessary? The Bible says He went to learn righteousness. Does that mean that Jesus didn’t know …

  • Don’t Be a Spiritual Baby by

    Children often tease one another by calling each other babies. No child, or adult for that matter, wants to be labeled as a baby. As insulting as that may be to us, the author of Hebrews chose that very word …