Mary’s song about her soon-to-be-born son, sometimes called the Magnificat, celebrates God’s person, power, and performance in her life. Mary was able to trace God’s hand in her own life, and it prompted a song of praise. Can you do that? Can you see God’s hand at work in your life? Are you singing God’s […]
The misuse of power and influence is a theme that runs through Mark chapter nine. Here at the end of a long discussion, after many events, Jesus gives three simple truths that will revolutionize the way you think about using your power and influence on others. Listen as we discover these truths together.
It only takes one small malfunction in the light receptors of your eye to seriously confuse your vision. In most cases, correction is possible, allowing you to accurately process what is happening around you. In this passage, Jesus corrects the confusion of His followers by sharing three vital truths. Listen as God’s Word is shared […]
Faith is vital to the Christian life! Listen as Jesus shares three essential truths about faith that will help make sense out of the clash between the “thrill of victory and the agony of defeat” that is part of life.
It is vitally important to pay attention to your surroundings. What you think you see may not be what is actually occurring. In this passage, Jesus allows His disciples to have a “behind the scenes” view of His person, power, and plan. As Pastor shares, ask God to show you how He is at work […]
No one likes hidden fees and service charges; we like to be told in advance what an item will cost us so we can determine whether it is affordable. Jesus does not try to hide the cost of following Him. In today’s passage, He clearly outlines the cost for Him as the promised Messiah; and […]
Jesus takes His followers to a very important place and asks them a very important question in order to teach them a very important lesson. Come with us back to the beginning and learn the same important lesson!
Vision is important. Not only seeing what is present, but not being deceived into thinking something is present when it isn’t! As Jesus heals a blind man in the passage, there are lessons that you and I can learn as well about our insight. Join us as we study God’s Word!
As our church celebrates 64 years of ministry, we recognize that we are on a journey together. There are those who travel in packs, those who are still thinking about joining the journey, and others who are considering whether they should continue the journey. Today we are reminded to stick to the trail.
Today we find Jesus discussing the subject of satisfaction. You will notice three distinct groups of people and notice that Jesus treats them differently based on their expectations for satisfaction.