Jesus continues to face questions about His authority. In this passage He is asked to summarize the entirety of Mosaic law into one command. Jesus distills all of God’s demands into one word: love. Listen as Pastor explains how, in order to please God, love is all you need.

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Jesus is confronted by those who believe they have figured out the future. In all their analyses and calculations, they had overlooked two critical pieces of information – God’s power and promises. Listen as Pastor shares the lessons to be learned from planning for the future with God’s power and promises in view.

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Allegiance (Mark 12:13 – 17)

Jesus is presented a question that seems to have no good answer – a question about loyalty and allegiance. Jesus responds with a familiar phrase “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s”. The implications of this statement – and the way that Jesus finished the statement – are meant to have lasting impact on […]

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Jesus has demonstrated His authority but continue to face rejection from the religious leaders. He tells a story with a meaning (a parable) that gets the leaders’ attention. The point of the story is that refusing Jesus is a dangerous proposal. Listen as Pastor Eldred explains how God “settles the score.”

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There are those who believe the Bible to be out of date, with no bearing or impact on modern life. The passage studied today is just as relevant today as it was when the events took place. Jesus was confronted by those who wanted to see His credentials, they wanted indisputable proof that He was […]

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We Have Hope (Psalm 61)

As we begin our area-wide “shelter-in-place” directive, services look differently. Pastor shares thoughts from Psalm 61 about how hope guides us in times of trouble and turmoil. Listen to discover how we have hope.

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Authority can be misunderstood, delegated, given, taken, even assumed. The amount of authority a person has – or is perceived to have – affects how others react to them. Jesus presents His authority to the people gathering in Jerusalem. While many people saw the presentation, very few understood its significance. Pastor Eldred shares lessons about […]

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