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Marvelous Light

Recently these two verses from Isaiah 42 have been stuck in my head! As I was studying the text of 1 Peter 2:1-10, I discovered that Peter clearly referenced these verses. He says, “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light” (1 Peter 2:9, emphasis added).

A Root Passage

This is one of my favorite passages in Scripture. We find it nestled within a chapter describing holy living. Having laid out Jesus Christ’s power (He’s God!), necessity (the Gospel!), and victory (He defeated death!) in the previous two chapters, Paul transitions the reader to some logical conclusions.

Marvelous Light

These two verses from Isaiah 42 have been stuck in my head for over a week! As I was studying in preparation for last Sunday’s sermon text on 1 Peter 2:1-10, I discovered that Peter clearly referenced these verses...

A Long and Profitable Ride

Our regular Wednesday nights are almost upon us, and I want to give y’all a taste of what I will be covering in our midweek study. If God allows, I will be teaching on each of the books of the Bible in what is traditionally called a survey format...

You Just Can't Make it Up!

I love this verse. Ruth just so happened to come to this field. But how? Scripture tells us, and it’s a winding journey. There was a famine in Naomi’s hometown and country. She and her husband left with their family for a new country. While there, Naomi’s boys married. Then Naomi’s husband and boys died...