Lessons from Lazarus

Text: Luke 16:19-31 In the account of the rich man and Lazarus, we often focus on the rich man and/or the afterlife. But what can we learn from Lazarus? There are certain lessons taught by implication – not explicitly stated, but are still there. He was a man of great character in the face of […]

Trust, Delight, Commit

Text: Psalm 37:1-6 The theme of Psalm 37 is about trusting in the Lord despite the threats and prosperity of evildoers. This is discussed in various ways throughout the entire psalm. However, the first six verses provide a basic outline for us. We will use the first six verses as our outline and tie the […]

Why People Crucified Jesus

[This was a follow-up lesson to the one previously posted, “The Testimony of Jesus’ Enemies”] Chief Priests – Pride (John 11:47-48); Envy (Matthew 27:17-18) Judas – Greed (Matthew 27:3-4) Pilate – Opposition (John 19:12-16) The Centurion – Duty (Luke 23:47; Matthew 8:8-9)