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December 10, 2018

Judas Hangs Himself

  “The difference between regret and redemption lies in the direction that we go after the sin is committed, after the betrayal is over and done …

 
December 3, 2018

Jesus Prays in Gethsemane

      “O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not my will, but Your will be done.”

 
November 26, 2018

Judas to Betray Jesus

"May we never find ourselves in the position of Judas Iscariot; so self focused that we are unaware of the devil’s influence in our hearts. But instead, let us follow Peter’s wisdom to Be sober, and vigilant; because our adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.”
 
November 12, 2018

Woe to the Scribes and Pharisees

"God’s people are the beneficiaries of God’s merciful justice and continual love and the only right response is faithfulness, remaining in a posture of trusting God for justice and mercy!"
 
November 2, 2018

Jesus and Zacchaeus

  "Zacchaeus is using what he has to make other people’s lives better.  The circumstances that keep people from approaching God or flourishing in life are the very things that Zacchaeus takes for himself – and he then he meets the daily needs of the poor... and he opens the door for the unclean to [...]
 
October 29, 2018

Let the Children Come to Me

  Jesus tells his disciples…let them come!  He summons them towards him…the parents hand their children into the capable arms of Jesus and he blessing them with the laying on of his hands.
 
October 22, 2018

The Healing of a Man on the Sabbath

    What are the things in our lives that distract us from giving our all to God?  What is it going to take to remove the excuses in our lives in order to commit everything that we have, in every sphere of our lives to truly be a disciple of Christ?
 
October 15, 2018

The Narrow Door

  “Tribe can be more divisive in our day than ever. So often people believe their tribe is superior to others, superior politically, ethnically, socially, economically, personality or denominationally. Christianity can and should be the great antidote to all ethnic and social divides.”
 
October 8, 2018

The Parable of the Rich Fool

  Fools spend all their time accumulating earthly wealth but give no energy towards developing a real relationship with God. The key to understanding this parable has nothing to do with being wealthy or storing up goods, but remembering for whom the goods are being stored.
October 1, 2018

The Cost of Following Jesus

  This story isn’t a list of qualifications that a person has to meet if they are to be loved and accepted by God. Jesus already met these conditions - and, according to Ephesians 1:4 – because we are “in Him” - we now stand before God in love.  Instead, this is Jesus taking the [...]