Confessions Are Good for the Soul! We believe; therefore we speak. The confessions that we say are a reflection of the heart. We’ll take a look at the historical confessions of the church. Confessions can quickly tell you what a church teaches. Just to prove the point we end the class with a negative example.
Jesus doesn’t live on in our memories through beloved Bible stories. Jesus lives! So also our loved ones called out of this world do not live on in our memories. They live! Jesus’ exaltation is vital to our faith as the proof that his work was accomplished for us.
Do you ever wonder why we redeem coupons? The manufacturer buys back the coupon you used at check out from the merchant. That’s maybe not the clearest example to our minds, but it’s the only daily example of redemption that we see. Redemption is something that our God does for us. It is the primary work of Jesus.
Prophets, priests, and kings were all anointed in the Old Testament with olive oil. Being anointed means to be set apart. Why do we say that Jesus is THE anointed one? Watch and find out!