The Basis of Faith
December 7th, 2023
The Question of AuthorityMatthew 21:23-27“By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?”For the observer, the question seemed fair enough. Jesus had entered the templ...
Figs and Faith
December 6th, 2023
Figs and FaithMatthew 21:18-22“Seeing a one fig tree by the road, He came to it and found nothing on it except leaves only; and He said to it, “No longer shall there ever be any fruit from you.” And a...
The Passion of Christ
December 5th, 2023
The Passion of ChristMathew 21:12-17“And He said to them, “It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer, but you are making it a robber’s den.”The word “passion” has multiple meanings. O...
The Coming of the King
December 4th, 2023
The Arrival of the KingMatthew 21:1-11“Hosanna to the Son of David; Blessed is He who comes in the Name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest.”Every year, the Sunday before Easter, we celebrate Palm Sun...
The Character of a Servant Pt 3
December 1st, 2023
The Heart of a ServantMatthew 20:29-34“Jesus stopped and called them, and said, “What do you want Me to do for you?” For the casual observer, the question seemed pointless. Soon after dea...
The Character of a Servant Pt 2
November 30th, 2023
The Heart of a Servant Pt 2Matthew 20:20-28“Whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave.”The disciples were in turmoil. The mother of James and John had requested that Jesus appoint her ...
The Character of a Servant Pt 1
November 29th, 2023
The Attitude of a Servant Pt 1Matthew 20:17-19“They will hand him over to the Gentiles to mock and scourge and crucify Him, and on the third day He will be raised up.”Would you go into a situation whe...
The Surprise Gift
November 28th, 2023
The Unexpected GiftMatthew 20:1-16“So the last shall be first, and the first last.”The day started as any other day; workers came to the place of business to look for someone to hire them. Quickly, t...
The Reward for Complete Surrender
November 27th, 2023
The Reward of Complete SurrenderMatthew 19:27-30“And Everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive many times as much, a...
The Value of Surrender
November 22nd, 2023
God’s Value System: The True TreasureMatthew 19:16-26“If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come follow Me.”What we ...
God's value system
November 21st, 2023
God’s Value System Part 1Matthew 19:13-15“Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”The disciples were disturbed. Their bus...
God's Purpose for Marriage
November 20th, 2023
God’s Intent for MarriageMatthew 19:1-9“For this reason, a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.”In reading this passage, we often fail t...