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 […]
How should we pray? What is prayer for? In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus simplifies and clarifies the concept of prayer. In this message we explore God’s desires for all our spiritual life and specifically in prayer.
The resurrection is the pinnacle miracle of Jesus. It is the event that solidifies Jesus as the Savior of the world. There is so much significance packed into this miracle of Christ, that centuries have been spent diving into it. In this message, we look at the weight of Christ’s work in his life and […]
1. Recognize we’ve been totally forgiven by the grace of Jesus when we’re saved. Once we understand the depth of our sin and the distance it placed between us and God, and once we get a glimpse of the sacrifice Jesus made to restore fellowship with us, we should not hesitate to forgive. If we […]
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