All Things Work Together For Good

Text: Romans 8:28 What This Verse Does Not Say: This doesn’t guarantee material prosperity as a reward for faithfulness (Philippians 4:12) This doesn’t guarantee good health for the faithful (2 Timothy 4:20) This doesn’t mean that every coincidence we deem to be good is God’s direct working (Matthew 5:45) This doesn’t mean that if our […]

What Does the Lord Require?

Text: Micah 6:6-8 More Than Sacrifices (Amos 5:21-24; 1 Samuel 15:22) Do Justice (Matthew 7:12; James 2:1,9) Love Kindness (1 Thessalonians 5:14; 1 Corinthians 13:7; Galatians 6:10) Walk Humbly with Your God (Psalm 8:3-4; James 1:21)

Crucified with Christ

Text: Galatians 2:20 Crucified with Christ — We must die with Christ (Romans 6:3-5, 10-11) It Is No Longer I Who Live — We must sacrifice our life for Him (Romans 12:1) Christ Lives in Me — He dwells in our hearts by faith (Ephesians 3:17) Live by Faith in the Son of God — […]

Jesus’ Prayer

Text: John 17 What did Jesus pray for? Glorification (v. 1-5) Faithfulness (v. 6-12) Sanctification (v. 13-19) Unity (v. 20-23) Salvation (v. 24) Love (v. 25)

The Fertile Fields of Sin in Sodom

Text: Ezekiel 16:49-50 There were certain conditions that gave rise to the exceeding wickedness among the people of Sodom Arrogance (Proverbs 16:18) Abundance (1 Timothy 6:17) Laziness (Proverbs 6:6-8) Selfishness (Matthew 22:39) Read the article: The Fertile Fields of Sin in Sodom

Washing the Disciples’ Feet

Text: John 13:1-17 Jesus Knew His Place (v. 3) God was His Father All things had been given to Him He had come from God He was going back to God Knowing His Place, He Washed the Disciples’ Feet (v. 4-5) Jesus should have been the one being served But He humbled Himself, took the […]

More Righteous than the Religious

Text: Matthew 5:20 The scribes and Pharisees were the religious leaders of the day. Yet Jesus said our righteousness must surpass theirs to enter heaven. We must do more than fit in with those that the world recognizes as religious. We follow a higher standard. Murder (Matthew 5:21-24) Generally understood: Murder is wrong, those who […]