Habakkuk 1:1-11; Acts 13:26-41 Key Verse – Habakkuk 1:5 Habakkuk wanted God to fix the sinfulness in his nation, but God did this through the even more sinful Babylonians. God can use wickedness for good. We see this most clearly at the cross. When we cry out for God to act, he may choose to […]
Revelation 17; Isaiah 1:10-26 Key Verse – Revelation 17:14 Society and culture might be opposed to Christ and his people but he will be seen to be victorious over all.
Key Verse: Revelation 16:5 Revelation 15, Revelation 16 God is worshiped for his victory in Jesus that brings his justice and salvation to the world and which results in his just wrath poured out on those who refuse to repent and turn to him.
Key verse: John 20:17 Mary Magdalene loves being with Jesus. When she witnesses his death, she’s devastated. When she witnesses his resurrection, she’s ecstatic. When she understands his ascension, she’s inspired for mission. Now you know the news, will you tell? Luke 8:1-3, Matthew 27:55-61; John 20:1-18
Zephaniah 3, Revelation 14 Key Verse – Revelation 14:6 Big Idea: Jesus is the victorious Lord and his reign is proclaimed to all people and nations for salvation for those who believe and judgement for those who worship idols and state.
John 18:28-40; John 19:1-16 Key Verse – John 18: 37b Big Question: If Jesus is unlike any other king, how should we treat him? He calls us to listen to him, and follow his example.
1Kings 1:28-40; John 13:1-17 Key Verse – John 13:17 Big Idea: Appreciating Jesus amazing sacrifice and seeking to mirror his humility in serving him and others in the face of opposition.
Revelation 13, Daniel 7:1-14 Key Verse – Revelation 13:8 Big Idea: How do Christians live in a society that is hostile to them and what they believe? They persevere in faith, standing firm on Christ and in the knowledge they belong to him, no matter what.
Psalm 2; Revelation 12 Key Verse – Revelation 12:10 Big Idea: A spiritual war rages through history – Satan seeking to destroy God’s purposes, but he is defeated by Christ and those who trust in Christ share in his victory and resist the Devil.
Revelation 10; Revelation 11 Key Verse – Revelation 10: 10 Big Idea: The prophets and the law witnessed to Christ and his work, a witness that his church continues, but this has been resisted by Jews and Gentiles who belong to this world and refuse to submit to the rule of Jesus.