Scripture: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 Key Verse(s): By their approval of this service, they will glorify God because of your submission that comes from your confession of the gospel of Christ, and the generosity of your contribution for them and for all others, while they long for you and pray for you, because of the surpassing grace of God… Read More True Stewardship
Scripture: John 10:22-30 Key Verse(s): My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. I and the Father are one.” (v. 27-28, 30 ESV) Observation: John chapter 10 begins with Jesus proclaiming that he… Read More Mother, Lamb, Shepherd
Scripture: Acts 9:1-20, John 21:1-19 Key Verse(s): He asked, “Who are you, Lord?” The reply came, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. But get up and enter the city, and you will be told what you are to do.” (Acts 9:5-6, NRSV) “He said to him the third time, ‘Simon, son of John, do… Read More Peter to Peter, Saul to Saul
Scripture: John 20:19-31 Key Verse(s): Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. (v. 30-31, ESV) Observation: The disciples were hiding… Read More What Will It Take For You to Believe
Scripture: Acts 5:27-32 Key Verse(s): But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than any human authority.” (v. 29 NRSV) Observation: Peter and the other apostles have come to believe in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The same Pete who denied Jesus three times is now willing to stand the high priest… Read More We Must Obey God
Scripture: John 18:1-19:42 Key Verse(s): Pilate therefore said to him, “Do you refuse to speak to me? Do you not know that I have power to release you, and power to crucify you?” Jesus answered him, “You would have no power over me unless it had been given you from above; therefore the one who… Read More What’s Good About Darkness?
Scripture: John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Key Verse: After he had washed their feet, had put on his robe, and had returned to the table, he said to them. “Do you know what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord and you are right, for that is what I am. So if I,… Read More Do You Know What I Have Done To You?
Scripture: Luke 19:28-40 Key Verse(s): As he was drawing near—already on the way down the Mount of Olives—the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen, saying, “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory… Read More Passionate Peace
Scripture: 1st Corinthians 10:1-13 Key Verse(s): No testing has overtaken you that is not common to everyone. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tested beyond your strength, but with the testing, he will also provide the way out so that you may be able to endure it. (v. 13) Observation: This… Read More Always a Way Out
Scripture: Philippians 3:17-4:1 Key Verse(s): Brothers and sisters, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as enemies of the cross of Christ. (v. 17-18) Observation:… Read More Birds of a Feather