Pastor Steve Thompson's podcast
teaching from God's Word
The Energy of Two Sins that Destroy
March 21, 2017 12:13 PM PDT
Matthew 5:21-30 --> Jesus explains and defines the real dangers of these two particular sins. Is the problem our behavior or the heart beneath it? How should we understand reconciliation and court battles between Christians?Righteousness and the Old Testament
March 21, 2017 12:06 PM PDT
As we continue our study of Matthew, we come to chapter 5:17-20. What does it mean for Jesus to "fulfill" the law? What did the prophets write about the Messiah who was to come? What does the Mosiac Law have to do with Jesus in the New Testament?Who Was John the Baptist?
February 09, 2017 07:10 AM PST
Join us in the first part of Matthew, chapter three as we look at the person of John the Baptist. Who was he?
Understanding All Forms of Christian Baptism
January 25, 2017 11:49 AM PST
Matthew 3:13-17 - What are the different forms of Christian baptism? How should we understand the baptism of Jesus in this passage? Was it necessary? Why?A Story of Legacy
December 21, 2016 06:32 PM PST
Matthew 1:1-17 sets the stage for the story of Jesus that has eternal significance. What's special about the Old Testament Covenants? Why is the lineage of Jesus important?The Story of Jesus Birth
December 21, 2016 06:07 PM PST
Matthew 1:18-25 tells us the story of how God's plan for the birth of Jesus on earth unfolded. What is the importance of the Virgin Birth? What were the implications of Mary's pregnancy at the time? What important prophecies are being fulfilled in this story?Awesome Birth Announcement
December 21, 2016 09:19 AM PST
Matthew 2:1-12 is our text as we look forward to the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. He truly had a birth announcement worthy of a King! When did the star appear? Who were the Magi? Who was King at the time?Making Sense of Baptism
November 21, 2016 01:54 PM PST
Some of the verses we will be looking at include: Mark 1:8, John 3:5-8, Luke 12:50, etc.
How should we define the word "baptism"? Why is it important for us to understand baptism in light of Scripture? What are the major views within Christianity of baptism?Defining Worship
October 31, 2016 06:14 AM PDT
This is the first part of a short series on worship. Let's start with defining terms: where does the word "worship" come from and how should we understand it? Is it a noun or a verb? What does the Old Testament have to teach us about worship?Genesis to Revelation
October 31, 2016 05:27 AM PDT
Starting in Genesis 1, we will look at the "big picture" of God's plan. What gives us purpose? How did we get here? What clues has God given us in creation? What's His plan for overcoming the Fall and sin?
Steve Thompson is the pastor of Grace Community Evangelical Church. Steve moved from Kansas to Lincoln, Nebraska in November 2006 to pastor the church.
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