What is Jesus saying? Is He going against what God has said? On the contrary, Jesus is sharing three hard truths with His followers. As we listen, let’s examine these truths that we must also take to heart today in order for us to take up our cross and follow Him.
In the Parable of the Banquet, Jesus reminds us that the first shall be last and the last shall be first. How can we take this lesson and bring it into our lives today?
Thank you for joining us for our worship in the park! As we continue our journey through the Gospel of St Luke, we explore some of the paradoxes inherent in Jesus teachings and ministry – paradoxes that puzzle yet ultimately reassure us of God’s love for us and our place in His Kingdom. Let’s listen.
Jesus came to bring peace – but what if the people do not accept that peace? This decision faced the people in Jesus’ time, and it continues to face us today. Turn back to God or continue in sin? How do we make this decision? Ignore it, put it off, or move forward? When following…
Christians have faith, but we can also be filled with doubt. Join us as we delve into the Old and New Testament and see how others have struggled and succeeded in their faith before us.
Rather than “the good the bad and the ugly”, how can we seek the things that are above? We should trust the things above more than we can trust the things of this world – so let’s look beyond the good & the bad, and instead seek out the glorious!
When we pray to our Lord, we sometimes wonder: does He answer our prayers? And we might wonder: how should we pray? To answer the first question, we can examine the many times in the Bible God listed to prayer and changed His plan. To answer the second question, the Lord’s Prayer holds part of…
How is God real and present for us today? We look for this in the scriptures and in His Love for us. Let’s listen in to see how we can take heart in His words, actions, and love for us as we apply them to our lives today!
While Jesus encourages us to be merciful to the vulnerable, we need to look beyond simply being moral to see how He has been merciful to us, showing His mercy and compassion. May we go forth and do likewise!
When the disciples were sent out by Jesus to spread the gospel, they came back with stories of success. Their vision of success was due to their efforts, and not due to the Holy Spirit. They wanted to see their efforts were successful in the same way we want to see our efforts succeed. But…