When Joab calls for his men to “play the men” he is not talking about playing a game. No, he is calling on them to become men; men of courage, men of loyalty, men of commitment. His words were a challenge to his men concerning who they...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In today’s passage we are looking at a meeting Jesus had with some folks on a mountain. In this meeting Jesus gives some very important instructions to the eleven remaining disciples and possibly 500 others if this is the same meeting as the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
What is a memorial? What is the message of a memorial? A memorial remembers an act or event that becomes a remembrance of that act. For example every time we celebrate the Lord’s supper it is a memorial of what Jesus did for us at Calvary....[ abbreviated | read entire ]
When we get our eyes off the Lord and onto others we are inviting strife into our hearts. For a few moments it appears Peter allows himself to get sidetracked. Peter and the Lord's words in this passage have been examined and interpreted every way...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The New Testament tells us some things about the relationship between the Lord Jesus Christ and His mother. Today we bring together what Jesus said about “Motherhood” and take a brief look at the relationship of Jesus and Mary.
The beautiful time around the fire with the fish and bread diner is now over. Jesus takes Peter for a walk and a talk. Their conversation has gotten a lot of attention over the centuries. The Lord presses Peter about his love for Him. Imagine how...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The matter of love for God and love for man is the most fleeting task I have ever attempted to live and teach. People will visit our church and rightly or wrongly receive a perception of whether we are a loving church or not. The important thing...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
John 21 is the account of Jesus revealing Himself for the third time to His disciples. This message deals with a fishing trip that seven of His followers go on where the Lord Jesus Christ meets them after a night of "fishless" fishing.
This passage is very much about the issue of faith. Do we believe? What do we believe? What do we have to know or experience in order to believe? Christianity is an experiential relationship with Jesus Christ. But, we cannot base our walk with the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
It is now the evening of the resurrection day of Jesus Christ. Which was, of course, the first day of the week or Sunday. The room where the followers of Jesus are is locked tight. Jesus didn’t need them to open the door. He who declared,...[ abbreviated | read entire ]