If you were hungry – I mean, really hungry – and you could turn stones into bread, would you? Would there be any harm? A guy has to eat! There was more to the temptations of our Lord that first meets the eye. Join us as we consider what our Lord went through so that we might be saved.
Where your treasure is, there your heart shall be. I’ve misunderstood this phrase for years. It doesn’t mean – “Put your heart in the right place and then everything else will follow.” That’s not bad, but what Jesus is saying is more pointed – “Look where you put your money. That’s how you tell what’s really in your heart.” Think this is easy? Think again. Ask any teenager how hard it is to control the heart. Join us as we learn from our Lord how to turn our heart to him.
What does a spiritual make over look like? Before we get there, the Apostle Paul spends some time with us describing our old ugly state. This can be helpful because while we stand before God perfect and holy by faith in Jesus. We can show our love for God by changing our ways. Want to hear more? Check out this Sunday’s message – Extreme Spiritual Makeover.
Has anyone ever accused you of being salty? According to Jesus – if you understand what he’s saying – that might be a complement. Salt preserves, heals, and gives a little seasoning to everything it touches. Want to know how it can be a good thing to be a “salty” Christian? Watch and find out!
What does our God ask of us? First we have to recognize what true riches look like. The spiritual gifts of forgiveness and peace in Jesus are at the top. That doesn’t mean our time, talents, and treasure are worthless… Be shrewd!
If you’re going to build a house, you have to secure the loan. If you’re going on a trip, most people make sure they have enough money for food and lodging. This morning God is asking us to consider the cost of being his disciples. In this final sermon from our series – Weeks of Warning – we will consider just how much God is asking of us as we bear our cross for him through life.