descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob from slavery in Egypt. Throughout the Old Testament that wonderful liberation was the dominant picture of salvation for the Israelites. And time and again God promises freedom for the captives when His Messiah would come. Isaiah 42: 6 “I,…

If you offered a Jewish person a bacon sandwich, what reply would you expect to get? Perhaps it would be a polite refusal. More likely something less polite because you have insulted them. One thing is for sure. No practising Jew would eat any sandwich…

Before and after. We thought last week about the difference Jesus makes, changing sinners from saints and atheists to missionaries, the transforming power of God which can save from the guttermost to the uttermost. When a person becomes a Christian they become a brand new…