What would a house divided look like? Jesus takes us down that train of thought in the Gospel lesson. How ridiculous to think that Satan would drive out his own demons. Jesus’ critics were looking for any and every reason to condemn him and his teaching. Jesus was teaching with power not just because he […]
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.
God never intended his people to stay at Mt. Sinai. Moses was trembling with fear at the sight. There is nothing wrong with going to hear God’s law, but the final destination is Mt. Zion. We are there because of what Jesus has done. Don’t choose the wrong mountain.
This Sunday we begin a new sermon series – Weeks of Warning. The Christian’s life will be marked by difficulties. The warnings aren’t meant to scare the faithful away, but so that the believers will be prepared to meet these challenges. Our first sermon will be on Faith’s Fire – God’s word doesn’t always unite. Sometimes it divides.
Our God is three persons, but at the same time one God. How can this be? Watch and believe!
What was the lowest point in your life? For Jeremiah you might think that it was being thrown into a cistern (big hole for water storage). It’s hard to imagine, but things got even worse. Watch how Jeremiah responded on his bad days and consider how we can respond as well. Even in the low points of life as we bear our crosses, God is still with us.