Searching Blog: #Hope
Feb 10, 2023 · Courtney Jacob
In a culture where Christians and non-Christians alike are fascinated by the End Times, the biblical book of Revelation is a source of mystery and curiosity. However, Revelation has sometimes been portrayed as scary or intimidating. But Revelation is not meant to be a source of fear; its vision of heaven is meant to be a source of comfort and hope for believers. Studying its pages provides believers with the reassurance that the pain, grief, and injustice of this life are not final because Jesus Christ already sits on the throne. Revelation encourages Christians to continue living faithfully in this life now.
Nov 17, 2022 · Scott Hoezee
The Gospel of Matthew begins with a long list of names that can be tempting to skip in order to get to the Christmas story, but this record of Jesus' family tree matters. The gospel writer uses Jesus’ genealogy to establish Jesus Christ as the Messiah and to establish the theme he will carry through the rest of his gospel: no matter your background, you belong in God’s family.
Oct 21, 2022 · Courtney Jacob
The book of Ezekiel can sometimes seem bizarre and hard to understand, but if we take the time to study Ezekiel’s call to ministry, his prophetic visions, and the messages he delivers to God’s people, we’ll glean wisdom for our own lives and ministries today.
Apr 9, 2021 · Courtney Jacob
The COVID-19 pandemic had a drastic effect on our lives and we face a season of rebuilding. Find encouragement and wisdom this season by studying the stories of Ezra and Nehemiah with Groundwork.
Jul 19, 2018 · Courtney Jacob
There are so many ways that we seek to understand why we suffer and, further, why God allows suffering to continue in our world. Whether these questions come out as faint, pain-filled moans or frustrated, angry screams, we can find solace and confidence to remain steadfast in our faith in the biblical story of Job.