Expectations of John the Baptist

By: James Downing | Posted: Jan 31, 2016

Galilee of the Gentiles

By: James Downing | Posted: Jan 03, 2016

Matthew 4:12-17

Now when he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee. And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, so that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: “The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles— the people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of…

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John the Baptist Foretold and Ministry

By: James Downing | Posted: Nov 01, 2015

He Took Our Illness and Bore Our Diseases

By: James Downing | Posted: Aug 02, 2015

Matthew 8:14-17


And when Jesus entered Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law lying sick with a fever. He touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she rose and began to serve him. That evening they brought to him many who were oppressed by demons, and he cast out the spirits with a word and healed all who were sick. This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: “He took our illnesses and bore our diseases.”

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Christ the Savior and Lord

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 01, 2015

Luke 4:16-28


And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to read. And the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written,

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,
because he has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim…

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