April 12 – Matthew 28

April 12 – Matthew 28

Passage Intro “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile.” (1 Cor. 15:17) Jesus is the object of our faith, he’s the anchor to which our hope for salvation and eternal life is attached. But Paul points out that this hope hinges on a real,...
April 5 – Matthew 21:1-17

April 5 – Matthew 21:1-17

Passage Intro This week is Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. Palm Sunday gets its name from our passage this week, Matthew 21:1-17, and the use of palm branches to celebrate Jesus’ arrival into Jerusalem. Almost every...
March 29 – Psalm 20

March 29 – Psalm 20

Passage Intro While you’re reading Psalm 20 to get ready for group, read over Psalm 21 too. These psalms are a set, with 21 thanking God for answering the requests of 20. Especially now, as we keep praying for the Lord to end the COVID-19 crisis, it’s...