- Prayers divided into various sections
- Some prayers are changed to make them more readable in today’s English
- Reading prayers as a devotional can be a helpful way to reflect on your prayer time and go deeper in your prayers.
- These are saints who have gone before us!
- Check it out at Lexham Press
- Let it encourage your faith in Christ!
– The graphics and pictures are fantastic!
– Bibliography at the end of each chapter on what was covered in the chapter
– This work walks in order of passages mentioned
Page Count for the Gospels – 583
Page Count for Acts through Revelation – 763
Interesting Chapters in the Gospels: Fishing in the Sea of Galilee and The Words & Teachings of Jesus in the Context of Judea
Interesting Chapters in Acts through Revelation: Early Church Demographics and The Social & Geographical World of Ephesus
Evan Knies is from West Monroe, LA. He is married to Lauren and father to Maesyn. He is a graduate of Boyce College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can follow him on Twitter @Evan_Knies
By Evan Knies
On the morning of October 31st 2016, my cousin’s body was laid in the grave. It has been a tough year since his passing. He was like my older brother and he impacted those he came in contact with. My cousin had his own struggles and faults, but he had his hope rested in the gospel! The temptations he faced were great, but Christ died for his past, present, and future sins. As our family has grieved losing him in this life, we have often been reminded of the hope the gospel offers. Those who repent, turning from their sin, and trusting in Christ by faith alone will be saved. Since Christ was raised from the grave, He will raise His people from the grave!
2 Corinthians 4:14 – For we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you.
Continue reading “The Reformation Means Resurrection”
By Evan Knies
A few Sunday nights ago, we walked through this study with our students. These notes are adapted from Wayne Grudem’s Systematic.
There were three major offices among the people of Israel in the Old Testament: the prophet (Nathan, 2 Sam. 7:2), priest (Abiathar, 1 Sam. 30:7), and king (David, 2 Sam. 5:3). In the Old Testament the prophet spoke God’s Words to the people, the priest offered sacrifices, prayers, and praises to God on the behalf of the people, and the King ruled over the people as God’s representative. These offices foreshadowed Christ and his work. Christ is the final prophet as is the Old Testament in Incarnate. The Word has become flesh as the Gospel of John. But in Hebrews 1, God has spoken in His Son. Jesus is the final Word. Religions like Islam fail because they see Christ as a good prophet, Muhammad as a better prophet. Jesus is not a prophet, He is the prophet. God’s Word is final in his son. Christ is the final priest because he offers himself as a sacrifice on our behalf. He is King because he rules over the church and the universe. Continue reading “Offices of Christ”
By Evan Knies
In Galatians 6:16, Paul uses the phrase “Israel of God”. He calls the Galatians the “Israel of God” to show that there is one People united in the Son. The Israel of God is the blood bought, elect, bride of Christ. In Him and because of Him, “Israel” receives her promises. In Him, the True Israel receives the blessings and promises bestowed on them because of the work of the Son. Continue reading “Israel of God”