Monthly Archive: April 2009

Apr 04 2009

The Cousins

Matthew 3 is setting the stage for Jesus’ public ministry, because who knows just how He was ministering during His 30 year in the carpenter shop of Joseph! The Voice for God Matthew uses this passage from Isaiah 40:3 to identify John the Baptist as the prophesied forerunner of the Messiah. In this role, John’s …

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Apr 02 2009

In the Beginning…

Yay!! We are in the New Testament in the 3-Year Bible Reading Plan at St. Philip’s! Aside from the Psalms and Proverbs, the Old Testament books are behind us for a while! And to think the New Testament opens up with a book written by that dirty, lo-down, rascally tax collector, Matthew. At least that …

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