True security in the present is found in confidently trusting that the future is secure in God’s kingdom.
While human ancestry matters, what matters more is being born of God.
Jesus used parables for his public teaching to the crowds.
The key to understanding Jesus is recognizing his unique relationship with his Father.
Jesus’ miracles are visible signs that God’s saving reign was truly breaking into history in the ministry of Jesus.
The Gospel of Matthew focuses on Jesus as God’s Wisdom come in person (Immanuel) and as a wise teacher.
We are well-connected to God: we all have the Father, the Son, and the Spirit dwelling within us.
God approves of Jesus, and we should follow after him. This power assists us to carry out God’s purpose and mission in the world.
Paul recognizes that the gospel makes possible a reconciliation that heals the disastrous effects of the fall.
The gospel calls all of God’s people to engage in acts of witness to the surrounding world.