Jesus did not come to change the world with a great and mighty military action. ξHe did not come to change the world by giving us more rules to live by. ξThe way Jesus changes the world is through one act of compassion at a time.
Jesus reminds us of two examples of God’s word never failing: the flood and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. It will be as clear as lightning and as obvious as an earthquake when Jesus comes back, and He wants us to know the urgency! It is with love that he warns of the coming […]
Jesus tells three parables of lost things: a sheep, a coin, and a son. Through theseξstories, we can see God’s heart for celebration, his joyful response whenξhis children return to him, and his deep love for those who never left.
Jesus showed us glimpses of the Kingdom of Heaven; we can sometimes see it today, if only we look for it.ξHeξdescribed the Kingdom of Heaven as a mustard seedξthat grew into a tree, or yeast mixed intoξflour and worked throughout the whole dough. There is a battle between two kingdoms, but the war is already […]
When asked to settle an inheritance dispute between a man and his brother, Jesus tellsξhim first to beware, then shares the parable of the rich fool. Jesus tells us not to worry,ξbut how much of a hold does money have on your life? Greed is a challenge to the rich, the poor, and everyone in […]
The message was about finding the tomb empty. How Jesus used the women who stayed during His crucifixion – who knew beyond doubt that He was dead – and gave them the privilege of seeing the empty tomb because of their faith. Chad spoke about the Holy SpiritÈs role in recalling the words of Jesus, […]
There are two types of people in this world: Those who see the cross as foolish, and those who know that the cross represents our undeserved salvation. “The fear of theξLordξis the beginning of wisdom,ξand knowledge of the Holy Oneξis understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10)
As Jesus prayed in the garden, he revealed His heart and He revealed to us how to pray. He prayed that this cup be taken from Him, but He knew that He would be betrayed, that He would be denied, and that He would be killed, and He humbly accepted. Because of Jesus’ sacrifice, we […]