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Crucifixion

While Jesus’ death seemed like a shocking defeat to his followers, the crucifixion of Christ was God’s plan all along. By studying the context of the event, we can understand what Jesus truly accomplished. Download Handout – 11 – Crucifixion Video Audio Fulfilled Prophecies “They have pierced my hands and feet” (Ps. 22:16) “Mourning for whom they have pierced” (Zech. 12:10) “Pierced hands and feet, no broken bones, cast lots for clothing” (Ps. 22:16-18) “Pierced for our transgressions” (Isa. 53:5)…

Associations

Jesus’ ministry was framed around his association with two critical groups of people: sinners and self-righteous. To understand these complex dynamics reveals the nature of Jesus’ approach. Download Handout – 10 – Associations Video Audio The Sinners Jesus was the easiest on the sinners and the toughest on the self-righteous. Jesus was often criticized for his association with sinners. While he was gracious and polite towards sinners, he also called for repentance. He was gracious but not soft (John 8:2-11).…

Disciples

Jesus’ calling of the disciples displayed the attribute of grace. When you look at this unique group of men he chose, there isn’t anything special about them. They weren’t obvious choices, and yet, they were Jesus’ choices. Due to that reason, they would develop into what Christ had called them to be. DOWNLOAD HANDOUT – 09 – Disciples Video Audio Reading Mark 3:13-19 Luke 6:12-16 Responsibilities Progression They started out as disciples. “Disciple” means “student” or “learner.” They became apostles.…

Ministry

Jesus’ ministry only lasted three years, but the effect of it has completely changed history. In studying the critical components of his ministry, we can better ascertain the purpose for which he came. Download Handout – 08 – Ministry Video Audio The Revelation of the Christ Teaching with Authority Jesus started his teaching ministry when he came to his hometown and was asked to read from the Scriptures (Luke 4:14-22). Jesus’ teaching was characterized as having authority (Matt 7:28-29), unlike…

Preparation

Between the birth of Jesus and the beginning of his ministry, little is known about his life. The gospel authors reported very sparse details, but what we do know provides great insight into his preparation for the ministry. Download Handout – 07 – Preparation Video Audio Notes Jesus’ Lost Years Jesus’ family flees to Egypt and later returns to Nazareth (Matt. 2:13-23). At age 12, Jesus talks with teachers in the temple (Luke 2:41-51). He grows in wisdom and stature,…

Incarnation

The New Testament begins with the incarnation of Jesus Christ. God came in the flesh to rescue us. Video Audio Notes Download Handout – 06 – Incarnation Incarnate comes from Latin and means “in the flesh” (in – in, carnis – flesh). Prophecy Jeremiah 23:5 – Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in…

The 4 Gospels

As we study the New Testament, we must unpack the reasoning and direction of the 4 Gospels. Download Handout – 05 – The 4 Gospels Video Audio

New Testament Overview

The New Testament is 27 books that tell 1 story. Learn how the New Testament was compiled and organized in order to observe the impact it has made. Download Handout – 04 – New Testament Overview Video Audio

Ask Pastor Trav [Episode 4]

In this Resurrection Sunday edition of Ask Pastor Trav, we engage one simple question: Can God be trusted during difficult times? To answer this question, Pastor Travis reads a writing he compiled called Jesus’ resume to remind us of his power, concern, and willingness. VIDEO AUDIO

Ask Pastor Trav [Episode 3]

This week’s edition of Ask Pastor Trav prepares us to answer questions regarding Jesus’ death and resurrection. 5 Questions 1. Did Jesus have a substitute on the cross? 2. Did Jesus actually die? 3. Do the Gospels agree about the resurrection details? 4. Is the tomb really empty? 5. Did the disciples lie about the resurrection? And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain [1 Cor. 15:14]. Video Audio

Ask Pastor Trav [Episode 2]

Since we can’t gather for Equip tonight, Pastor Trav is answering 5 submitted questions in a 30-minute segment called, “Ask Pastor Trav.” Enjoy! 5 Questions Where did Jesus go after he died? Should we obey the government’s gathering guidelines? Should we treat Easter Sunday differently? What could God be teaching the Church during this time? What could God be teaching your family during this time? Video Audio PodcasT

Ask Pastor Trav [Episode 1]

Since we can’t gather for Equip tonight, Pastor Trav is answering 5 submitted questions in a 30-minute segment called, “Ask Pastor Trav.” Enjoy! 5 Questions If Jesus died on Friday, then shouldn’t he have come back on Monday? Why would God not listen to my prayers? Can you lose your salvation? Why was Moses not able to go into the Promised Land? Are we living in the end times? Audio Podcast Video