Courtney Jacob

The Fruit of the Spirit

In his letter to the Galatians, the Apostle Paul gives us a list of nine characteristics present in the life of an individual who belongs to Jesus Christ and walks in step with the Holy Spirit. By studying this list and recognizing these qualities in God’s own character, we uncover the Bible’s definition of Christian character and learn what these spiritual fruit look like in the lives of those who know Jesus Christ and are filled with his Holy Spirit.

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Courtney Jacob

The Last Teachings of Christ

The lessons and admonitions Jesus Christ imparts to his followers in the final week before his death offer us insight into how God desires our faith to transform our lives and our interaction with the world around us.

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Christopher Hunt

A Short Version of the Long History of Lent

Traditions of Lent have evolved over time. Yet, in spite of a turbulent church history, the essence of Lent remains largely unchanged from its earliest history. In recent years, Lent has seen a renewal among evangelical Christians. Where did Lent come from, and how has it changed over the centuries?

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Courtney Jacob

Epiphany and God's Mission

When we encounter the true meaning of Epiphany, it propels us to learn more about the early Church, to reconsider God’s mission, and to re-examine our motives and activities in order to align them with God’s.

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Discover renewed hope and comfort this Advent season by exploring how Isaiah’s names for and descriptions of the Messiah do indeed point to Jesus Christ.

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Courtney Jacob

Learning from Elijah

New Christians and experienced Christians alike encounter seasons of doubt along their faith journey. Study the biblical stories about the prophet Elijah to uncover encouragement to endure these seasons and wisdom to strengthen your faith.

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