After Jesus finished the sermon on the mount, the crowd was left astonished. What is it about Jesus and his message that is so astonishing? In this sermon, we look at two reasons why we can trust the authority of Jesus.
In Jesus’ conclusion of his Sermon on the Mount, he uses the imagery of building houses on rocks and sand to describe those who hear and do what he has taught, and those who do not. LISTENER’S NOTE: Due to technical difficulties during the recording of this preach, you will need to turn up the […]
Jesus speaks of the judgement and looks out at two groups of people, those who did the Father’s Will and those who did not. Those who did not will argue that they did good things for God. They prophesied. They cast out demons. They did great miracles. Yet, Jesus casts them away by saying “I […]
Having told us that his teaching forces upon us a choice between two very different paths, which lead to two different destinations, Jesus makes the sobering situation even more serious by telling us that there are people among us trying to get us off the right path. Fortunately, he also tells us how to spot […]
Jesus tells us that the way to life is a narrow gate. Few choose it and it is hard, many more people choose the wide gate, which is easy, but leads to destruction. What does Jesus mean by this and how do we receive these challenging words?
Jesus tells us to ask for anything in prayer and we will receive it, but why do prayers sometimes seem to go unanswered? In this message we look at what the Bible says about prayer and tackle one of the most challenging questions about prayer.
Should we judge others? Our natural instinct might be to say “No!” but, at the same time we have this very strong intrinsic desire to judge. What do we make of our thoughts on judgements and the ease with which we can make incredibly strong (and often hurtful) judgements?
Do we have an earthly perspective of storing up treasures or a heavenly perspective?
The most important parts of who we are, are hidden from view. Our thought life, our innermost desires and drives, and our spiritual life are all hidden from most people. We know, and God knows. Jesus repeatedly tells us in the Sermon on the Mount that we should live this “hidden life” with love and […]
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