Resources from April 2022

Resources from April 2022

The Park City Podcast – S1:E12

Providence and the nature of the Holy Spirit Where do we see God’s providence at work in Creation and the Fall? What comfort are we to take from the fact that the Holy Spirit is God? In this episode, David and Phil introduce the theme of God’s providence seen throughout the Old Testament by discussing where they see God’s providence at work in Creation and the Fall.  Then, in the devotional, they discuss the nature of the Holy Spirit and…

Who’s In Control Here?

Esther 1:1-22 1 This is what happened during the time of Xerxes, the Xerxes who ruled over 127 provinces stretching from India to Cush: 2 At that time King Xerxes reigned from his royal throne in the citadel of Susa, 3 and in the third year of his reign he gave a banquet for all his nobles and officials. The military leaders of Persia and Media, the princes, and the nobles of the provinces were present. 4 For a full 180 days he displayed the vast wealth of his…

4 Aspects of the Lord’s Resurrection Ministry

Luke 24:36-49 36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. 38 He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? 39 Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have.” 40 When he had said this, he showed them his…

Responding to the Crucifixion

Luke 23:26-43 26 As the soldiers led him away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country, and put the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus. 27 A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him. 28 Jesus turned and said to them, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep for yourselves and for your children. 29 For the time will come when you will say, ‘Blessed are the childless women, the…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E11

Authentic Faith and Penal Substitution How can we be confident amidst Jesus’ call to evaluate our faith? Why is it important to understand exactly what happened on the cross? In this episode, David and Phil wrap up the Sermon on the Mount series by discussing Matthew 7:21-27 and talking about Jesus’ invitation to authentic faith in Him.  Then, in the devotional, they discuss various explanations of what Jesus accomplished on the cross, as well as why it is important to…

Foundations

Matthew 7:21-29 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ 23 Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’ 24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E10

The Narrow Gate and The Deity of Christ What’s the role of faith in entering through the narrow gate? What’s the significance of Christ’s deity? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 7:13-20 and talk about our choice between the narrow and wide gates and how Christ is the way to God.  Then, in the devotional discussion, they talk about how Christ is fully God and the significance of His divine nature with regards to His work on the…

Which Way to Go and Who to Follow

Matthew 7:13-20 13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. 15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? 17 Likewise, every good tree bears good…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E9

relational wisdom and the humanity of Christ How do we cheapen the gospel when we are judgmental towards others? Is it really necessary that Jesus is human? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 7:1-12 and talk about how we are prone to be judgmental towards others.  Then, in the devotional, they discuss the humanity of Christ and its significance in our lives.   Got a question? Have a question about something we discussed? We’d love to hear from…