Anticipation

Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane - Mark 14:32 – 14:42 (commentary)

Jesus knew that before the day was done He would die, and not just die but die a very painful death. Oh sure, he was God and He could make it so it wouldn’t hurt, but that wasn’t a part of the plan. Dying would be the easy part and Jesus Christ, the son of God kne …

The Anticipation of the Messiah - Matthew 2:1 – 2:12 (commentary)

“Herod the king” mentioned here was known as Herod the Great (v. 1), whose family though nominally Jewish, was in reality an Edomite who became king with Rome’s help. It is no surprise that he was disturbed when the wise men came to Jerusalem looking for the one who had …

Are You Anticipating The Lord’s Return? - Titus 2:13 – 2:13 (commentary)

When we go through trying circumstances it is only natural for our thoughts to turn to the future with anticipation and the “blessed hope” when our Lord will come for His own. Paul says, “We are filled with hope, as we wait for the glorious return of our great God …