Sunday, November 29 As we begin the Christmas season, we must review the Old Testament prophecies that foretold the coming of the Savior. In Matthew 1:22-23, the gospel writer said, “Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying ,…….Read More
BEHOLD THE KING A Study of Matthew 1-2 By Wayne J. Edwards, Pastor Advent is a season of waiting, expecting and hoping. The word “advent” comes from the Latin word “adventus” which means “coming”. For Christians, celebrating Advent helps to prepare our hearts for the celebration of the “coming” of Jesus Christ as our Savior…….Read More
The story can be found in 1 Samuel 24. Instead of building up the people of Israel, and being concerned about the nation’s enemies who were already camped at the border, King Saul wasted his time and energies chasing a young man named David. God had used David in a mighty way, but with no intentions of harming King Saul. However, because of his jealousy and lack of spiritual leadership, King Saul refused to give up the hunt. Finally, David confronted King Saul and asked him, “After whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue? A dead dog? A flea?