The Great Rescue

It is incredible how transfixed we are by valiant stories of rescue. Many movies like Saving Private Ryan and Black Hawk Down fly to the forefront of our mind when we think of valiant rescues and rescue attempts. The more dire the situation the more valiant the rescue is in our eyes. Situations that seemingly have … Continue reading The Great Rescue

A Settled Confidence in the Work of God

Philippians 1:6  “For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it or bring it unto completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” One of the greatest joys that any minister has, is not based on the state their church is currently in.  It’s the joy … Continue reading A Settled Confidence in the Work of God

Jesus’ Promise to a Criminal

Luke 23:39-43 39 One of the criminals who were hanged railed at him, saying, “Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us!” 40 But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? 41 And we indeed justly, for we are receiving the due … Continue reading Jesus’ Promise to a Criminal

Jesus Declares His Kingship by Healing the Blind and Lame

Matthew 21:14 - "And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he healed them."  The context of this passage is Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, and the inauguration of Holy Week. Just prior to this Jesus has entered into the city on the back of the donkey, and he had … Continue reading Jesus Declares His Kingship by Healing the Blind and Lame

Are we “little gods?”

Psalm 82:6 - “I said, ‘You are “gods”; you are all sons of the Most High.’  John 10:34 - "Jesus answered them, “Is it not written in your Law, ‘I have said you are “gods”’? I got into a discussion this morning on our church's Facebook page regarding this passage. They were arguing that these verses clearly teach that … Continue reading Are we “little gods?”